Zombies by the Sea – Excerpt 21
How might she react, if he fondled her matronly bosom, would she scream the place down or melt in to his welcoming arms. Would he have his way with her or end up in a Police cell, accused of God knows what, Crimes against humanity? attempted rape?
It was all very new and confusing to the Mayor, his women knew what he wanted from them and he likewise, but Maude was single and has aspirations towards him, tonight could be very tricky, he would really have to be on his mettle or tonight could be a disaster in more ways than one.
There was a knock on the door, it would be Maude, he swiftly downed his brandy and headed for the door. Sure enough, it was Maude made up to the nines, and dressed to kill. God! what a frightening thought.
The Mayor, quaked inwardly, married women he could handle, but single women especially of a certain age, were a complete mystery to him. Everything he did or said would be taken as complete gospel, he must choose his words very carefully, he now wished he’d gone a little easier on the brandy.
‘Take a seat, Maude,’ he offered and she immediately parked herself on the sofa by his side, this completely threw the Mayor, who as usual had his game plan prepared. ‘ would you like a tot of brandy, warm you up a little!’ God he thought, did I really say that. Maude, whose night was turning out better than she expected said, ‘ Yes! please, I would love one,’ The Mayor poured her a double, thinking it might help later.
(C) Damian Grange 2018