Three Word Story: The Return

It’s been a looooong time since anyone started a three-word story here, I believe, so I figured it was time for another. I have a feeling this part of the forum isn’t quite as active as it used to be, so it will be interesting to see if this gets as many contributions as the old threads did or just fizzles out. :slight_smile:

A recap:

The only rule: make sure the three words you write make sense when combined with the previous three or four posts - grammatical sense, at least.

To begin:

Marvin jangled his…

tambourine seductively. Gerald

stomped and clapped

and regretted it

immediately. The irony

left onlookers seeking

an explanation. But

the Scarlet Pimpernel

(elusive no more)

, pirouetted t’wards voluptuous

Esmeralda, with her

wine glass empty,

but never for

propriety 's sake.

was inclined toward

injudicious displays of

sorcery. Which ironically

jibed with Gerald’s

strange compulsion to