Thank you John for the beautiful reminder that no matter how much it seems like everything revolves around us, we are but an infinitesimal part of the universe.
“Home About Six” is Pete’s latest story and I can’t recommend it enough, particularly if you love non-stop suspense! Fair warning though, you may not want to fly after reading it.
This is all 25 parts of my recent fiction serial, in a complete story.
It is a long read, at 25,020 words.
Anita watched as he tightened his tie, then grabbed the suit jacket off the bed. Even after eight years, she still loved to look at him. The broad shoulders, thick dark hair always neatly trimmed, and just that much taller than her so they fitted together perfectly. His aftershave smelt strong first thing in the morning, but she loved the way it hung around the bedroom after he left for work.
The kiss was brief, but welcome. Toothpaste-fresh, reminding her she hadn’t brushed yet. He didn’t seem to care. Picking up the car keys from the dressing table, he turned with a broad smile. “Don’t go overdoing it today, Nita. I will see you later, love. Should be home about six”.
Stretching out her legs under the duvet…
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