Happy Holidays, everyone! I hope you had a great Christmas. To celebrate, today’s snippet comes from The Glass Ornament— a short Christmas flash fiction I wrote last year.
Ford thought he’d collapsed in the middle of a San Diego sidewalk, as chills run through his body and a jolt of nausea almost tipped his world. Placing a hand to his mouth, Ford closed his eyes praying for his body to calm down. He had left the recruitment office feeling numb and heartbroken, incredulous of what had happened. It had taken less than thirty minutes for his life to take a turn for the worse. Ford knew he was being selfish, that Daniel’s promise had been wishful thinking, but Ford had held that string of hope close to his heart. Realizing their future together was banishing with every step had Ford ready to bolt.
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Happy New Year!
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