Lady Antimony is hosting a week-long Repentance: The Seven Virtues flash fiction challenge.
The premise of the challenge is as follows:
Seven Flash Fictions up to 100 words
Starting August 7.
I cannot refuse this Disney themed Seven Virtues artwork from http://pat7.deviantart.com.
The Seven Virtues are not as easily defined as the Seven Deadly Sins. Each virtue has a host of different meanings. So with my Seven Virtues, I’ll be defining which particular aspect of that Virtue I’m following.
Today is Charity: Generous self-sacrifice.
With a sigh, I rolled off her. She grabbed at my vest, laughing. I disentangled her hands and helped her to her feet. She threw herself at me again and I wrapped my arms around her. I kissed her on that perfect, sloping forehead.
She no longer belonged to me, but to someone else. I didn’t want to, but I had to give her up. She wasn’t for me any more.
“Stay with me,” she pleaded, not realising that the best I could do was let her go. It killed me inside, to watch her go off with another man.
To be continued…