The Van Helsing Impetus – Excerpt No. 122

“Don’t forget your headdress,” Evelyn said.

“Thanks,” Clara said after picking it up. Fortunately the band was intact.

She placed it on her head and winced. The band disturbed some of the hair stuck in the scab. She realised there it would be a pain to wash her hair later. Assuming I make it to that point.

“Ow,” Clara said.

“Poor dear,” Evelyn said. “Women must always suffer for their beauty.”

“Still better than a corset,” Clara said.

Picture of a woman wearing a corset sitting on a stool. While facing away from the camera, a blurred reflection is visible in a mirror. Image by Watercolor Artist from Pixabay.Disclaimer: This excerpt from The Van Helsing Impetus is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth. The image is sourced from Pixabay.


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