Friday Fictioneers: Not an Ending

We met in high school, reconnected at our 25-year reunion. It was a whirl-wind romance and six months later we were married. We were in love, it seemed, but cursed.

Illnesses plagued us; his mine, our parents, even one of our kids (his not mine), one right after another. It was as if we were in one of those defunct television dramas and binging on Netflix.

Finally, after three years I had enough. Our season was over. I emptied our bank account, bought an RV, and headed south. I left a note, but he never even called.

This week’s photo: © C.E. Ayr

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly 100 word writing challenge inspired by a picture prompt. Click here to read other stories.

32 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers: Not an Ending

  1. Great story, but I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. What a character she is. I somehow can’t imagine her having friends…

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