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I am having #allthefeelings reading this, like I want to clap and wave and hug you. Tight. I love the idea of treating him "the it" like a villain to defeat. That last line was perfect.
Chilling, but like Kir I want to cheer...
I've known several people who were in abusive relationships. I've personally been in a few verbally abusive relationships but never a physically abusive one. One of the last boyfriends I had before meeting my current husband started becoming physically threatening although he never actually hit me. I'm a big woman, but I was quite frightened. I was afraid he might kill me.http://openmindedsearchfortruth.blogspot.com/2014/09/gargleblaster-demiurge-responds-to.html
That image. That image of her lying there, broken, battered, but filled with strength, that is one powerful image. Wonderful response!
I suspect she may do more than escape. Perfectly written.
You convey the thoughts and emotions beautifully. Wonderful last line.
Great last line. As always, your words are perfect..
I like the purposeful intent of the last line reinforces the title. Great use of the prompt!
You always deliver a great zinger, Tina! I used to say, if anyone ever did that to me, that I would have a bat at the ready for when they went to sleep. So yeah, I relate to this in that way. Go get him, I say!!!
I love how you had her defeated, only to rise up at the end with her chilling pronouncement! Whoa.
mahahaha LOVE this evil vibe :)
oh man.. I'd like to see what happens once they're sleeping!
So much power in her tone. No weakness. No pity. No shame. Nice work.
SO GOOD!That last line has me all tingly. You made me want to show up with a bat and help...not that she needed it.
This is very relevant considering the NFL scandals going on! And, I hope it's obvious, I love a story about an abuse victim serving as her own champion! Great job with the imagery! -Melanie
Love it - there's great strength in your voice here.
I was surprised by the last line, and my heart surged at the chance for revenge. He certainly deserves whatever she'll bring. I know you didn't mention the he/she, but that's how I pictured it.
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