Saturday Stuff

Sometimes, Family Secrets Should Remain a Secret

She lifted the stack of letters from the ancient chest and carried them to a nearby window for light. She glanced surreptitiously toward the door.

It took her three hours to read through the letters, each one more shocking than the one before. When she had finished the last one, she abruptly stood up and began pacing the length of the attic – the previously cherished documents scattered around her feet like yesterday’s garbage.

She felt sick. This had to be a nightmare. She released a long, torturous groan and began to cry. It explained so many things; it answered so many questions.

Just how many “wives” did her husband have?





Write up to 100 words, fact or fiction….

This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 100 words (not including said prompt). The prompt is in italics above.