“I’m sorry.” Merrick apologized. “This is my fault. “
He paused, waiting for Marin to say something. She stared back, arms folded, unsatisfied.
Looking at the floor, he continued, “It won’t happen again, I promise.”
Head still bowed, Merrick peeked up through long lashes to see that Mairin’s rage had reached the boiling point.
“I don’t want to hear it!” Mairin retorted throwing her arms up in disgust. “There is no excuse for this! You lying, no good … I hope you and your mistress get attacked by pirates! We are done! For good! We are never getting back together!”
So Liam, over at lifeofathinker, has a writing challenge called “If this is the title” is the name of the challenge. Liam chooses a title and we are to write (up to 500 words) a short story that fits that title. This week it’s ‘’The Apology’. Check it out!