Perseverance by Tallis Steelyard (The Jim Webster series)

Fantasy Fiction History ShortStories Writing


It just seems to be just one of those things, but most of my patrons are ladies. I do have male patrons, but far fewer. When the patron is a married lady, I’ve noticed that her husband will feel entitled to call upon my services and I have always felt that this is a reasonable enough attitude. If the husband has prevailed upon his lady wife to invite another lady to her ‘at home’ in the hope that her husband might become a client, then I feel I am duty bound to do what I can to assist in these matters. In fact there have been occasions where I have managed to assist in the building of partnerships which went on to prosper through the years.

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