May 31, 2020 11:20 PM
+ Show First Post
Total: 355
Posts Per Page:
Permalink

He finds them a table.

"Do you mind if I invite some of the other guests, Ryou? I don't want to eat obscene quantities of chocolate-dipped treats alone."

Permalink

"Not at all. We can all share the guilt."

Permalink

He goes hunting for other guests.

Permalink

Eve has decided at this point, watching the news is a waste of time. She heads down to the lobby. 

Permalink

Hey look a guest! 

"Some of the other guests are having dinner together, you know, a chance to stave off boredom. Do you want to join us?"

Permalink

"Why not? I'm Eve. It's nice to meet you."

Permalink

"The name's Dan. I'm here as a bit of respite before I give this lecture on Grecian pottery- there was that recently excavated site, you might have heard about it- and my wife thought we needed to relax together- she's going to some sort of business thing, I'm not clear on the details. Here we are! Eve, this is everyone." 

Permalink

"Nice to meet you all."

Permalink

"I'm Ryou. Nice to meet you too."

Permalink

"Please, have a seat. We outnumber him three to one now."

Permalink

"Oh no, three women at my table. I might experience a crisis of masculinity." 

Permalink

"I'm sure you'll survive."

Permalink

"We have an excessive variety of meats, and a chocolate fountain when you're done with that. I'm going to look for more guests."

Permalink

"Ignore him, he's just restless. And try the lobster, it's amazing."

Permalink

"What brings you two here?"

Permalink

"We both have places to be, but this hotel was between home and our destinations, so I thought we should take a much-needed vacation. He agreed; I can be very persuasive. You?"

Permalink

"I've come to see my sister."

Permalink

"That's good. It can get hard, to keep in touch with family, but it's well worth it."

Permalink

He searches for guests! 

Permalink

There are two girls here, gossiping about everyone else in the hotel.

Permalink

He looks for different guests.

Permalink

There's a well-dressed business man, talking animatedly on his phone. 

He hangs up just as Dan is rounding the corner, and tucks the phone into his pocket. 

Permalink

"Hello. A few of us are having dinner together to keep from being driven mad by the isolation. Want to join in?"

Permalink

The man checks a watch that could easily be traded for three computers or a motorcycle at any respectable pawnshop. 

"It does seem to be getting late and I could eat."

Permalink

"They have a chocolate fountain. Also lobster, if you like that sort of thing. I'm Dan. I'm here with my wife. Do you know anything about Grecian pottery?" 

Total: 355
Posts Per Page: