#threethingschallenge, Fiction, Prompt

Take Seven 2nd July

Take Seven 2nd July

It’s Friday!

Welcome to my Take Seven compilation which incorporates all 21 words (or derivatives) from the Three Things Challenge for the past week.
You are most welcome to join in using as many or all of the words too. Just pingback to this post and then leave a link to your post in the comments so that I can see it and respond directly.
As always, have fun, and I hope you enjoy this week’s effort.

Our words were:
aghast, cower, diary, found, homely, link, people, preen, prune, reason, show, shrug, shy, slap, slime, slip, smiling, spouse, study, sudden, welcome

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The Ring Part 11 (Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8Part 9, Part 10)

By Tessa Dean July 2021

Jack read and studied the background reports they had found on the professor, Nathaniel Greenstone. He is aghast at what he is reading and he agrees that this man deserves more than the slap it seems he has gotten since no one will come forward and testify against him. The man is slime and not the silly toys he had just gotten the twins.

He was no longer smiling. He had no jurisdiction unless Eileen filed a report, but he can’t just shrug off what he just found. He will have to question Eileen seriously and then explain that she needed to report this for anyone to take it seriously. They would, of course run their own checks on these incidents and each report would have to be reopened and the women involved would have to go back through the awful things they went through due to this man. He hated to do it, but the professor must be stopped. Glancing over at Eileen he could see her cowering in the corner. She no longer showed the desire she had shown earlier according to Scott and Sarah to put this man where he belonged. They were losing her. Sarah had gone to her side and was holding her trying to keep her with people who cared about her before she lost it all and had to be taken in to the hospital for observation and treatment. If that happened, nothing could be done to the professor. They needed a reason to start an investigation. She had to report this.

Scott went to his spouse and slipped his arms around her and Eileen, thankful their situation hadn’t ended quite this way. Although Ariana Carter was still out there and could start stalking him again. They had to help Eileen and Kyle right now.

Jack went back to the report and noticed that the man was definitely not homely. He was even preening for the camera. He could see why the women flocked to him. Jack bet even the shy women weren’t averse to him coming on to them.

A sudden wail broke the silence. The twins were awake. Scott told Sarah to stay where she was and he would handle it. Eileen needed her more than Ashleigh Rose and Jonathan did right now. He headed off to handle the twins.

Jack was pretty sure that Eileen would not welcome his suggestions right now, but he had to try. He walked over to the corner where she was sitting with Kyle and Sarah. He knew Kyle was her fiancé according to Scott so this had to be even harder on her. Maybe she was the link these women needed to help them come forward and testify against the professor. He didn’t know what to do about the death of the professor’s wife though. He didn’t think any of these coeds he abused and beat would know anything about his wife.

“Eileen,” Jack said softly. “You know I am a police detective here in Angel’s Cove. I would like to put this man behind bars where he belongs, but I need your help. I can’t do anything unless you file a report. Has he done anything physically to you at all? He has to have made physical contact.”

Eileen burst into tears. She was shaking in Sarah’s arms. Kyle moved over to try and take her into his embrace. So far she had said nothing. She suddenly stood up and pushed everyone away and ran from the room, almost knocking Scott over in her flight. They all moved to go after her, but Sarah said “No, leave her be. She needs time to process this. Her handbag and keys are still here so she isn’t going too far most likely.”

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Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website –http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book published on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

#threethingschallenge, Fiction, Prompt

Three Things Challenge 647

Three Things Challenge 647

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Pensitivity101 Rules:

Welcome to The Three Things Challenge.
Below are three things that may, or may not, be related. Simply read the prompt and see where your creativity takes you.
You can use one, two or all three words in your post, there are no restrictions regarding length, style, or genre apart from keeping it family friendly.
You can use 3TC, #threethingschallenge or TTC as a tag and my logo if you wish.
Invite us along by creating a pingback to this post, then leave your link in the comments so that other people can read your writings and I’ll see it to respond to you directly. You might like to check out some of the other contributions while you’re there.

I schedule the challenge to go out around 6.30 am UK time, but pingbacks have to be approved manually so might not show immediately. This could be because I’m late accessing my blog or due to time differences, but I will get there, I promise!
I look forward to reading your responses, and as always thank you all for your continued support.

Your three words are:

SHRUG
FOUND
SLIME

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The Ring Part 10 (Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8, Part 9)

By Tessa Dean July 2021

Kyle shrugged, but if Eileen wanted a policeman involved, it was fine with him. Scott found his phone number in his phone and dialed before one of them changed their minds. He gave him a brief outline of what was going down and asked him to join them and maybe give the kids some hope and ideas on how to handle this situation.

Detective Jack Fisher arrived and immediately hugged Sarah and asked how the twins were doing. “Fine. It is hard to believe they are two years old now. We just had their pictures done today.”

Detective Fisher handed Sarah two bottles of slime and said to tell them Happy Birthday for me.”

“Oh Jack, did you have to get them something so nasty to play with. It will be everywhere.”

“You can handle it Sarah!” Jack laughed. “What’s going on here?”

Sarah started to tell the story since Eileen seemed to be withdrawing inward. “Eileen feels she is being stalked by this professor at her school, Angel’s Cove University. She told us the examples and she wanted to see if she could find some info on him and use it to get him to leave her alone, but it looks like from the background reports we found that he is a very dangerous man and now she is having second thoughts, despite he is trying to fail her for her final exam in his class and she is a straight-A student. She thinks he is using that grade to get her to come to him and beg him for a better grade and then he will say sure as long as you go on a date with me, but she knows he is stalking her sexually and then the two background reports are really awful. How could that school hire that man a put him in with women who he is accused repeatedly as stalking or beating them and his wife was beaten and murdered and he was on trial, but they couldn’t prove it and none of the women have come forward, now Eileen who was up to the fight at first is now terrified of him.”

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Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website –http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book published on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg