“He’s in again,” green sparks cascaded from the cocktail shaker as Strange expertly spun it into the air and caught it in his left hand.
“What?” De Lancey was watching the group of young people who had just come in and his head was full of ideas for the night’s set.
“Old misery-guts in the corner,” Strange gestured with the shaker before unscrewing the lid and pouring the contents into a frosted glass. He pushed the drink across the bar, “just bloody sits there on his own all night. Every time. I’m surprised you haven’t managed to get through to him yet. Losing your touch?”
Title: The Windmills of Your Mind
Characters: John Childermass, William De Lancey, Colquhoun Grant, Arabella Strange, Jonathan Strange, Arthur Wellesley
Summary: Modern/future AU set in a mysterious private club which provides a very unusual form of entertainment to its patrons.