~ It was the year 1805, and Kenny, a young nobleman, needed a shave ~
“A family tragedy occurred and we sadly must inform you that we cannot open up our barbershop today. Our dearest apologies.”
“Crap,” Kenny cursed when he read the note, feeling a little guilty immediately after. He knew that Sir John would never close his shop because of nothing, so something awful must have happened. Kenny could only hope that everything was ok with him and his wife or children.
But to be a little selfish again, what should he do now? He bit on one of his fingernails while debating if he should check out that new barbershop or not. The place looked a tad strange when he passed it earlier and had glanced through the window. It was also very small so maybe there wasn’t even a spot left for him...
However, he was running out of time, it was already late and he didn’t have much time left before the party would start in four hours so he really needed that shave as soon as possible. He couldn’t look messy while attending an important family party!His father’s boss, Sir William, was invited too and Kenny must look absolutely perfect, for it was him that was the only son and his father needed to show him off, hoping that he could marry one of Sir William’s daughters.
Kenny, therefore, raised his hand when he saw a carriage appearing, which stopped in front of him at his sign.
“Pardon me, do you know that new barbershop, opposite the old butcher’s place?” he asked the carriage driver.
“I certainly do, Sir,” the older man said.
“I would like to go there, please.”