Grandma's Goulash at Succinctly Yours hosts this microfiction meme. Each week she posts a photographic prompt for inspiration and the challenge is to write a story using no more than 140 characters or words. Below is this week's image followed by my offerings.
‘I would give thee all my riches if thou wouldst honour me with thine hand,’ he said.
‘I smelleth him – ‘tis bad,’ she thought, turning away.
His damp hand pressed her arm. As he drew closer she was glad her bustle saved her from greater knowledge of him. What would marriage mean?