50 Words Thursday # 68

Deb Whitman is the host of 50 Words Thursday this week.

The Rules:

  • Find the muse within the photo or line provided and follow where it leads. It can be a story, anecdote, poem. Anything!
  • The Story must be between 50 and 250 words, in 50 word increments. (so 50, 100, 150, 200 or 250 words)
  • Link back to this post with the tag 50WordThurs so that everyone can find it, or post your response in the comments below.

I’m looking forward to what these prompts inspire, so here’s the picture:


And the words:

“As she watched, Miss Tonks drew a pistol,” – M.C. Beaton’s Colonel Sandhurst to the Rescue


As she watched, Miss Tonks drew a pistol. But it didn’t look like a pistol. She erased it and tried again. There was a shadow over her notebook. Ms Beaton was standing over her desk.

“Not paying any attention to the lesson, are you? Looking out the window and engrossed in you daydreams again”

Miss Tonks blushed red with embarrassment. She hoped Ms Beaton wouldn’t award her another detention. Her mom has already warned her that one more detention and she would be grounded for a year.

“Let me show you, how to draw a real pistol,” Ms Beaton said.

Word count; 100




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