Lady Antimony is hosting a week-long Repentance: The Seven Virtues flash fiction challenge.
The premise of the challenge is as follows:
Seven Flash Fictions up to 100 words
Starting August 7.
I cannot refuse this Disney themed Seven Virtues artwork from http://pat7.deviantart.com.
The Seven Virtues are not as easily defined as the Seven Deadly Sins. Each virtue has a host of different meanings. So with my Seven Virtues, I’ll be defining which particular aspect of that Virtue I’m following.
Today is Chastity: Abstaining from sexual conduct.
We raced over the moors, her skirts flying behind her and my vest flapping in the breeze. We laughed and shrieked and tumbled together, landing in a mass of limbs on the grass. I pushed the hair off her face.
“You’ll always be mine,” she whispered, and wrapped her arms around me. I laughed again, giddy, drunk on her love. Knowing that she meant it, even when she was engaged to another, and shared his bed and not mine. We would always run the moors together, childhood friends.
“I love you,” I said, although it meant something different to her.
To be continued…