We were finished –
She seemed heartbroken, yet accepting.
‘One of us should go…tonight,’ I said.
‘I agree,’ she whispered, as the carving knife sliced into my kidneys.
She knew damn well that wasn’t what I meant
These 38 words form my entry into the Trifextra 103 challenge.
We were asked to write a story that ended with the words ‘that wasn’t what I meant‘. To be honest I’m not a fan of prompts which define a story’s last words; however, that said, I hope you find some merit in what I came up with.