Image by Richard Jenkins
Image by Richard Jenkins

Esmeralda watched Josias as he gazed out of the window.  What was he thinking about?  Was he thinking about Brigitte?  Brigitte was their black domestic.  Was he anxious for midnight to come when he could go to her?  

Esmeralda had known for some time that her husband and Brigitte were having relations but she had refused to accept it.  She had deceived herself into believing that her hot Spanish blood and exotic beauty would keep him satisfied.  Unfortunately, his passion for her had cooled upon his return from the Caribbean with Brigitte in tow.

94 Words

This was written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt Word Midnight.

Source: Historic England

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