The door slammed behind her lover. Maeve lay back on the bed spent, almost too tired to care that yet another man had walked out on her. ‘Oh bugger!’ She rolled onto her side. ‘They come and they go. What was it she did wrong? Why didn’t any of them stay?Maybe I try too hard. Perhaps they’d stay if they thought I wanted them to go.’ She propped herself in order to see her reflection in the mirror. Smiling, ‘well it’s not that I’m horrible to look at.’
A door banged shut. “How about a croissant and tea?”
In response to Charli’s prompt where she asks:
November 9, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that pivots around an unexpected ending. If it’s the end of the world as we know it, what is the renewal? You can have history repeat itself. You can include dynamics that never change despite an ending. You can show a triumphant ending. A tragic one. A silly, “That’s all folks!”
Respond by November 15, 2016 to be included in the compilation. Rules are here. All writers are welcome!