Lillie McFerrin has this wonderful word prompt challenge called Five Sentence Fiction. This week’s word is coincidence, which was chosen by yours truly. For more information on the challenge, click here.
There wasn’t much she could say; she’d followed him all the way from 3rd Avenue and River. Twice she stopped to force down the sour bile the rose in her throat; it should have been enough for her to abandon her plan, but it wasn’t. She wanted to know, even though knowing would ruin her. When he spotted her across the room, the corners of his mouth pulled down tight; a gesture she both loved and feared. Would he believe her if she claimed it was a coincidence?