They had signed on for a week of adventurous revelry, but their lives were now hanging by a bleak invisible thread.
She survived the eerie squeal that sent a chill down her spine, but the cold steel that touched her neck couldn’t save her from her horrid destiny.
One look at him convinced her that he was her soulmate; why then did he have to open his perfectly-shaped mouth after that?
She knew she was inflicting pain upon herself, but detaching herself from him wasn’t in her control either.
He had saved to get his broken spectacles replaced, but the blurred sight of his daughter in her new fairy dress was priceless.