carpet store

An offcut from the Story Kettle

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Copyright © 2009, Michael M Wayman

No one would hear what would happen that night.

They had stopped talking some time ago, but they were not asleep. She had pleasant thoughts about him. If she had known what he was thinking of her, she would have been surprised, but not unhappy. She noticed that he was gently biting her neck and shoulders. She said nothing. They did not notice that it was getting dark.

No one lived there, just offices and stores, no one on the street, sometimes a car went by, only she had a small apartment above the carpet store. They did not notice that it was getting dark.

It was dark when...