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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    1 year 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 year ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Lotchie Carmelo
    Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
    Reply to  Linda Rock
    1 year ago

    You’re welcome.

    Thompson Emate
    Thompson Emate(@thompson-emate)
    1 year 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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