“You’re late, Miss Beauregard!” spat Mr. Chumworthy.
“Only one minute, sir!”
“Late is late.”
Beauregard hadn’t advanced beyond Junior Librarian in six years. The curvaceous and slothful Miss Buxley achieved Senior Librarian in only six months!
Luckily, Beauregard had her magic shoes. Whilst reading a book, the shoes could literally transport her to a different place and time. Regardless of a book’s accuracy, she took photographs of what really happened.
Then she found Mr. Chumworthy’s memoirs…
“Late, Miss Beauregard!”
Beauregard presented a photo of Chumworthy and Buxley engaging in…athletics. “Am I really?”
“Bugger…Ah, quite on time, Miss Beauregard.”
“Excellent! Now about that promotion…”
Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/04/19/31-march-2017/