Short stories tagged with Ambiguous Time Period

Listing 3 stories.

A young girl engages in a private affair with a much older man to prove that she is a woman, and in doing so, feels joy at the secret she is hiding from her watchful mother.

As they hide from an enemy in their house, a woman and man argue about the nature of the enemy--whether it is human or weather-related.

A mother and her adult daughter act as the waitstaff in a beautiful home and mostly pass unnoticed by the inhabitants. However, when the daughter develops a fascination with an inattentive man who lives in the home, disappointment and devastation result when he moves away.