If she didn’t play her part

His behavioral patterns, and hers, were entirely predictable during election season; but their public cheer was incongruous with his true intentions. She knew, oh so well, that he’d renege on his promises, including those to her…

But he’d certainly give her the chop if she didn’t play her part.

Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

This piece of flash fiction was written in response to:

47 thoughts on “If she didn’t play her part”

  1. Iโ€™m feeling a dysfunctional โ€œpower coupleโ€ story here. Really good job putting something together w so many rules in place. But I wonder if an exercise like this provokes an idea for a story or poem that youโ€™d never thought of but for the rigid rules.

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