This is today’s Friday Fictioneers submission. I wanted to do a riff on that lovely old quote from Cocteau’s Orphee, “Look a lifetime in a mirror and you’ll see Death at work,” but I couldn’t think of anything. I did stick with the classical allusion though, which is something I suppose.
Thanks to Janet Webb for the photo
-You sure I need this, Doc?
-Oh, yes. Your frown lines are getting more prominent.
-Does it work?
-It’ll get the ladies pining after you. Guaranteed.
-Is it safe?
-No side effects?
-You might feel compelled to get a job in day time television.
-Cool. How much?
-You’ll still have change for that water feature you’ve always wanted for your pond.
-It’s a flowerbed, Doc.
-Whatever. You interested?
-Ah, go on.
-Sure thing, Narcissus.