End of a beginning
Photo prompt- copyright-Jean L Hays
“Can’t we make a fresh beginning? We need to give ourselves another chance. Don’t you feel so?”
“But what of the bitterness and bickering that have been our constant companions?”
“I am aware and….. apprehensive.”
“How would we succeed? Why would we succeed?”
“We may not, but still I want to give ourselves a chance. Would you?”
“I really don’t know.”
He began to feel a sweet warmth in the air, “Yes, why not?”
Next moment they were two of the twenty odd hostages. It was a terror attack on the Café.
Few survived the police action that followed.
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