Filming had already begun in the sleepy Italian town and the inhabitants had never known such excitement.  Or hotels so full.  ‘Amici’ was buzzing with news that the leading lady, Ava Roscetti, had taken a room.

Arriving for his midnight shift, Claudio’s eyes were drawn to a balcony.  A vision in a white flowing robe gazed up at the stars and, as the moonlight lit her face, he caught his breath.  Sensing him watching, she turned and smiled.

And in that midnight moment their fate was sealed.

Star-crossed lovers, whose legendary story would become a movie…

Filming had already begun…

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22 days ago

We enjoyed this tale of star-crossed lovers, and its subtle reference to another pair of star-crossed lovers!  Amazing how one moment can change two lives.

Preston Randall
Preston Randall(@preston-randall)
1 month ago

Beautifully written, Linda! I especially liked the second paragraph capturing the “scene”, followed by the “surprise” ending (if I’m interpreting correctly).

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Margarida Brei
Margarida Brei(@margarida-brei)
1 month ago

Such a lovely romance between a Romeo and his Juliet. So touching, Linda.

Emily O'Leary
Emily O'Leary(@emily-oleary)
1 month ago

I love this Linda! Beautifully written, I can picture the moment perfectly!

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Allan Neil
Allan Neil(@allan-neil)
1 month ago

Lovely slant on the story, Linda, and well written too. Love it.

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Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
1 month ago

Such a sweet and lovely romantic story, Linda. Beautifully crafted, Linda. Well done.

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
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1 month ago

You’re welcome.

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Thompson Emate
Thompson Emate(@thompson-emate)
1 month ago

Wow!, Linda, I love this story. I had to go over some lines repeatedly. Your stories are always unique and captivating. Well done.

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