Prompt: New Life | Word count: 1000 | Genre: 3rd installment of larger mystery

It was appetizer and cocktail hour so I ventured out of my room. I had napped and showered and was wearing my most comfy jeans and sweater.

Other guests were already gathered in the lobby, sitting on chairs in front of the fireplace. I found a lone chair and tried to sit without drawing too much attention to myself.

Almost immediately, a bald, mustachioed man said “Hello! I’m Neil, and this is Shiela. We’re from Wisconsin. Beautiful here, isn’t it?”

“Oh, um, hi there! Yes, very pretty.”

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