The line of impatient people stretched longer than that in front of the Apple Store. Yet, it was only a tiny tent, half-hidden behind the chain link and debris of a construction site, bearing a tattered cardboard sign: “Discover the Real You.” When her turn came, Miranda handed the man her ticket, and stepped inside to find…an oval mirror. A plump, tired-looking woman with graying hair and a crooked incisor gazed back at her.
And then, with a roar, a fierce-eyed dragon appeared, sleek and beautiful, with shimmering indigo-and-purple wings.
And a crooked incisor.
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5 thoughts on “Altered Ego by Beverly Diehl”
Lying mirror. Never can trust any mirror can you?
The dragon within. I love it.
Rowr! Go get ’em!
I’d like that mirror, Bev! Very nice.
We all need this mirror!