Just keep knocking

First, a humorous, exciting, and romantic tale told by Tallis Steelyard. Next, a book of humorous tales on offer by Jim Webster featuring Tallis Steelyard’s friend Benor Dorffingil. It’s followed by a good review.

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 – by Jim Webster

Have you noticed how there are people who never get the attention they deserve? Obviously it can work both ways. I know one or two people who really ought to come to the attention of the hangman, or perhaps that of a philanthropic assassin wishing to square his account with society. But there are also perfectly decent people who get overlooked or even ignored, often from the paltriest of reasons.

Take Morn Willit. A young man, handsome enough, intelligent, courteous and kind. Not only that but he had prospects. There again, there were unfortunate disadvantages as well. Firstly he was painfully shy. So shy that his two sisters feared he’d never pluck up the courage to speak to an eligible young lady, never mind ask her out to dine with him. Secondly he walked with a pronounced limp, from the time when a Partannese mace had…

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2 thoughts on “Just keep knocking

  1. I wish I’d had a dollar for every time I heard, “Someday the right person will come along.” This was when I was young of course. It sounds like The Almighty was running a marriage bureau. 😀 — Suzanne

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