Five Sentence Fiction
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William looked out to the world beyond as he said to her, “We have to do it while we still have some time left,”
She twisted her hands together, so quiet he almost missed her words, “I’m not sure I’m ready.”
“Look, we’ve prepared for this – it’s not like we didn’t know this moment would come,” this with a quick sigh, trying to hide his impatience.
“True, but. . . it feels so uncertain . . . and there’s really no going back.”
He leaned down to kiss her and hold her eyes with his as he said, “Today’s the day; I’m turning in my retirement papers.”