Today’s story takes us to the early days of Dan and Sara, who, whether it shows yet or not, play significant roles in Angelique’s story. I’m not crazy about this one, mainly because that 100 word limit got to me again. I would have loved to express more tumult and tenderness, but alas… 100 words. You have to be an angel or something for me to go beyond that boundary.
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Impossible Salvation (100 words)
“That’s it? You’re leaving?” She ran to catch him. “You have a gift, Daniel!”
“My gift won’t pay the bills, not like I want.”
“Is that all these years have been to you, a paycheck?”
He set his cello case on the damp ground, burrowed his hands deep into his pockets. “I wanted to tell you another way, somewhere less public.”
Sara focused on the statues behind Dan. The second figure, sunken in hardened concrete, unable to breathe, prayed for impossible salvation. And then Dan’s hands were before her, cradling a velvet box.
“I had no intention of leaving alone.”
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