Title: The Secret Diary of James Hathaway
Characters: James Hathaway, Robert Lewis
Genre: gen, drabble, humor
Length: 100 words
Rating: All ages
Summary: The cover of the notebook says: 'James Hathaway. Private'. Naturally, Robbie has to look.
A/N: Beta by wendymr. From a prompt by vsee: Hathaway, school days, notebook.
“Hathaway, was there a tornado in Oxford and I didn’t notice?”
“I’m reorganizing my bookcase, sir.”
The table is piled high with books. Robbie spots a battered blue
exercise book labelled: ‘James Hathaway. Private’. “Oho! Schoolboy
“Childhood secrets? Young love?” Robbie flips the cover open. “What’s this? Greek?”“Mirror writing. I got the idea from Leonardo da Vinci.” James doesn’t protest as Robbie stalks over to the nearest mirror.
“Must be very interesting secrets if you went to that much trouble.” The reflected writing looks right-way round, but still strange. “What the—”James smirks. “Not Greek, sir. Latin.”
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