Today’s Cast of Failure: yet another start that I didn’t go and write. But maybe I will!
‘Sallee Almay’s happy dream of being an actress was already ruined. She’d been cast to play the Femme Fatale at a Mystery Hotel. But to see Edwin Monterey join her at the make-up mirror, acting as none other than the leading man, caused her to run her mascara wand right into her eye. Now she had to pretend that she’d never met him, and that she didn’t melt every time he spoke a line. But most of all she had to deliver the greatest performance of her no-doubt stunted career. She had to pretend that she didn’t love him.’