After finishing up Deceptions, and the month rapidly ending, I paused my Wattpad stories and focused on my Patreon exclusives. Unfortunately, I didn’t have an idea for the story, so I headed over to NYC Midnight and searched through the prompts selecting a random one for drama. When I looked at the result, I immediately wanted to toss it out for a different location and object. However, fresh off the second entry of NYC Midnight, I kept the prompt, and I thought about what kind of story to tell.
After a bit of thought, I looked back on my life and remembered how I ended up going to my prom, and used it for inspiration. Sit down and get your popcorn ready, as Darcy and her mother search for Darcey’s dress at a formal clothing store, featuring a candy necklace.
Under her mother’s supervision, Darcey searches for a dress for her date with Gregory. Can they work together to discover her gown…
“Darcy, can you see yourself wearing this dress on your date with Gregory?” Elizabeth pulled a gown off the rack as she spun toward her daughter. She laid it across her forearm, stepping towards her girl. As silence built between them, Elizabeth waved the garment back and forth. “Darling, would you turn around and answer my question?”
Darcy rubbed her arm as she reached out and traced the hem of the burnt yellow fabric. She scrunched her nose as she stepped away, looping her candy necklace about her finger. “Mom, I’m pretty sure that particular hue isn’t flattering for me.”
A sigh rushed through Elizabeth’s clenched teeth as she shoved the garment onto the rack. She slid the similar dresses down the bar, stopping when she found a blue dress. “Do you have a color in mind?”
“Not really.” Darcy lifted the string of candy to her mouth, eating a couple of pieces. “Unfortunately, I am not sure what I am searching for. However, I’ll know the gown when we find it.”
“Did you like the design of the one you just rejected?”
“I’m not a huge fan of the cut.” With a scoff, Darcy walked to a different rack, munching more of the colorful rings as she flipped through the options. “You can skip all the ones from that section.”
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