Mum screamed, “if in doubt, kill them!”. I killed her this morning, there was no doubt.
From behind she looked considerably less than half my ex-husband’s age as she tossed her expensively gorgeous hair. But the hands and face looked as old as mine and I wondered whether to be angry or triumphant.
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The heat was unrelenting, beating down on baked grass that can’t lose anymore color as the illusion of trees shimmered in the background. I was on my knees with a trickle of sweat trailing down my spine even though my body wouldn’t quit shivering and I slowly looked up through the barrel of a gun.
Seeing her husband exit the mens room while she still waited online, Madeline turned to the woman behind her and commented, “I know why women live 7 years longer than men.
“It’s comp time for ladies room lines.”