Hoping to get the girl down the aisle, Elphinstone Urqaurt attends a traditional wedding.
For Stella Blue, who convinced me to put this one on paper and out of my head.
In memory of Rene Angelil: "A happy wife makes a happy life."
Elphinstone Urquart almost got his answer earilier than expected.
This was written as an entry for Jo's "Telling the Parents Challenge."
Elphinstone Urquart asked the same question and got used to getting the same answer.
Minerva McGonagall got asked the same questiion and learned to love and respect a man.
One cannot pick fruit until one has planted and watered the tree, every day and every night, faithful and constant, as my ayah used to remind me. Only then, after years of patience, does the fruit come: plump and soft and quickly ripe; the farmer's reward for perseverance.
Being a collection of letters from Elphinstone Urquart to Minerva McGonagall, from 1956 to 1982.
(Or, a courtship in motion.)