As I said I would, I swiped the whole first chapter from Sutures, LAC 13.
Very bravely and with great determination, Maggie rapped on the door of the Crawford-McCallister homestead. “Nobody lose your nerve,” she ordered.
I took a deep breath and watched Kris and Janice do the same.
Momentarily, the door opened and a seemingly confused Holly appeared.
Maggie point-blankly and very loudly said, “We’re here for Laura.”
“Good morning to you, too.” She narrowed her eyes at us.
Unswayed by Holly’s demeanor, Maggie explained, “Section 37a of the Lesbian Adventure Club bylaws reads, ‘Any couple forfeiting their weekend in the established rotation also forfeits all their rights. They are, in essence, at the mercy of all other members.'”
Holly gnawed on that for several seconds before she bellowed, “It does not! We don’t have bylaws!” She snatched the paper from Maggie’s hand and read. Finally, she asked, “Laura and I actually signed something like this?”
“Um, no,” Maggie admitted. “We just made it up this morning.”
“You can’t just make things up!”
“Sure, we can,” Maggie responded.
“We’re quite good at it,” Janice added with a snicker.
Holly’s hands went to her hips. “Where is everyone else?”
Maggie shrugged and simply repeated, “We’re here for Laura.”
“She’s in the living room.” She turned, and although the living room was well within earshot, she shouted, “Babe, I think we’ve got trouble.”
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