Weekend Writing Warriors: 02/24/13 Betrothal: “Choices”

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Today you get more from Betrothal, my medieval romance set in the 14th century.  These sentences show what Alyse has been doing while Geoffrey is having his crisis ( if you want to see what happened up to this point, check out yesterday’s post from Sweet Saturday)   If you’d like to catch up, you can read some of the posts from last week here.  In this snippet, Alyse is telling Princess Johanna and her waiting women about her news from Geoffrey.

She tried not to smile too broadly, lest she seem boastful, but could not keep the satisfaction out of her voice. “Sir Geoffrey has asked me to choose which knight and lady we are to portray.”

The room buzzed like an excited hive at her words, each lady expressing an opinion about who Alyse should choose.

“Oh, choose Sir Lancelot, Alyse, with you as Elaine.”

“Anne, you know Prince Edward will be Lancelot.”

“What about Sir Perceval?” Maurya reminded her.

“Sir Perceval could be a good choice,” Alyse admitted, “but he is sometimes portrayed as uncouth or loutish. I would not want Sir Geoffrey seen as such.”

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14 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors: 02/24/13 Betrothal: “Choices”

  1. Pingback: Sweet Saturday: 03/02/13 Betrothal ~ “The Choice” | jennajaxon – jenna's journal

  2. Carrie-Anne says:

    She’s very intelligent and strong-minded. She’ll probably make a sound choice for the character.

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  3. Geoffrey is definitely neither uncouth nor loutish. Alyse has the right idea there. Love this book and I’m enjoying seeing it introduced (all too slowly) here on your blog.

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  4. Kate Warren says:

    I hope she comes up with a good one. Nice that he’s letting her choose.

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  5. Daryl Devore says:

    Fun. Wonder what her decision will be.

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  6. thevixenfiction says:

    Difficult choice for sure… I shall be back next week to find out.. Lovely blog you have here..x

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  7. Sue says:

    she’s one happy maiden, and I’ll say no more

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  8. She’s warming to him. I hope she chooses wisely.

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  9. Anne Lange says:

    I like her. She’s taking what she knows about him under consideration in making her decision. Nice 8.

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  10. How fun! Can’t wait to see the final choice.

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  11. I like that she’s trying to make in informed, wise choice for them both. Really like this story – excellent excerpt!

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  12. That last sentiment sounds promising. Sounds like she might be warming to him, LOL! Your stories are so thoroughly immersed in atmosphere – they always capture me as a reader.

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  13. Love the mood and setting you’ve painted here! Great 8! 😀

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  14. She’s a smart cookie.

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