The Lotus and the Flame - Part Five
Date: 6/25/2016, Categories: Taboo, Author: NancyAllbright, Source: LushStories
‘I’m not sure it’s a good idea for us to go out.’ Farida’s face was flooded with worry. ‘Why not?’ Anderson pushed his hands into his jeans pockets and tried to look casual but, inside, he felt a flurry of panic that his best-laid plans may be scuppered. ‘It will be good for us to get some air. Come on, we’ll take a walk into town. I’ll treat you to brunch at The Willows. It’s a beautiful vegetarian place; I promise you will love it.’ ‘What if I see someone I know?’ Farida asked. ‘I very much doubt you will, and besides, who would recognize you when you’re wearing your niqab? Come on, don’t be a spoilsport. The alternative is I’ll make you a lousy breakfast of egg on toast and then tie you up and abuse your body relentlessly.’ Anderson raised his eyebrow playfully and immediately Farida jumped up off the sofa. ‘Right, you’ve convinced me,’ she teased. ‘I never said the latter would never happen,’ Anderson laughed. Farida grabbed her handbag from the side of the sofa. ‘I hate egg on toast.’ She pulled the strap of her bag over her shoulder, pointedly ignoring Anderson’s reference to abusing her body again. Anderson grinned at her and placed his hand on the small of her back, ‘You’ll love it.’ Farida wasn’t sure if he was referring to him abusing her or brunch at The Willows. Anderson had been right: The Willows was a really beautiful place with a vibrant and comfortable ambiance. Having chosen a discreet corner in the restaurant, Farida plumped for gozleme bread stuffed with ...