In the Proper Manner

photo by Annie Spratt via Unsplash

photo by Annie Spratt via Unsplash

A look of horror flashed across Lady Carnarvon’s face as she surveyed the dining room which had been prepared by the newly employed butler and the banqueting manager.

“Luis, you will see that the table is set in the proper manner before our guests arrive and our ancestors begin climbing out of their frames to rectify the situation,” she stated as she recovered her composure and turned to leave the room.

“You would be wise to realize that here at Highclere, we do things exactly as they have been done for the past one hundred years,” Luis whispered to the ashen faced butler before he launched himself at the daunting task of setting the table properly in the little time that remained.


I took a little break to take part in Sonya’s 3LineTales at Only100Words. You can find the original prompt here . Thanks Sonya.

Now it is time to get back to work.

Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer

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