“Not so rough,” Evelyn said without skipping a beat. “I like a little fore—”
“How did you know it was me?” Clara demanded.
“What do you mean?” Evelyn replied. “Should I’ve expected a sultry blonde?”
“I didn’t have wings,” Clara said.
“You could have easily kept them tucked behind your shirt,” Evelyn said.
“I was going Plain Jane,” Clara reported.
“Ma chère,” Evelyn replied. “Taking off your makeup does suddenly make you incognito. Contrary to popular culture, putting on glasses does not make you look like someone else entirely.”
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.