I'm new to memes in general but this looks like serious fun, so I'm going to play. The rules follow.
Once you are tagged:
*go to page 77 of your current WIP
*go to line 7
*copy down the next 7 lines/sentences as written and post them on your blog or website
*tag 7 other authors
*let them know they've been tagged
I'm taking this literally and copying a full 7 lines, even though it leaves most of a sentence hanging. Chauncy has just arrived at his cousin Jacqueline's home in France and been shown to the rooms he will occupy during his visit. He's also on a mission for his King, but no one else knows that.
"There was nothing else for him to do. Other than Jacqueline, no one had deigned to welcome him to Chateau du Gloire. He went to the double doors leading to his small balcony. The air was sweet with bird song. Sunlight warmed the land, sending up a subtle fragrance of grass and flowers. Sheep grazed in the distance. The landscape seemed a contrast to the formality of the chateau. Looking out upon such a vista, one could hardly imagine secrets and manipulation to live in this place. Chauncy allowed himself a few moments to breathe in the simplicity, the peace of it. Soon enough he..."
The seven authors I'm tagging are mostly new friends who have been kind enough to comment on my posts for Six Sentence Sundays:
And thank you to Angela Quarles for tagging me.