Jane Jago’s Daily Drabble – Three Hundred and Thirty-Six

Great-grandmother was a legend. A beauty who scandalised society by marrying a Russian emigre jeweller. She had the last laugh, though, as the Olov family still had wealth and position that others could only dream of.

Liana looked at the hand tinted photograph and wondered what the haughty beauty would say to a girl who loved a commoner.

It seemed the picture spoke.

“Marry him, child, if you love him. Don’t make a loveless match for gain.  I lost my love through my heartless arrogance. He won’t even see me in death. Don’t make my mistakes.”

Liana took courage…

©jj 2019

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