The Haunting SilenceThe Haunting Silence2 years ago in Short Stories
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"Hello my dear." She whispered in a nonchalant tone. "How long has it been?"
I faked a smile, hoping she wouldn't realize how cold I had become. "It's been far too long" I glanced down at the floor, playing along.
"How were your travels?" Her soft voice cooed as if she knew.. knew all of the horrid things I had done. I tried to brush the blood off my hands but it was too late, she saw straight through me. Before I could reply, or even utter a word she broke the silence. "Things are different now.. aren't they?"
It was sad, but true. The happy times we once spent together would be no more. The laughter, the smiles, the love we once shared. It was all gone. I had sinned far too much to ever win her heart back, and we both knew it. "I'm afraid so." The tension was thick, nothing that reminiscing about old memories would ever fix.
As I turned my back to her I heard her small voice cry, "I love you." It was too much to bare, we both knew what was coming, yet she chose to make this harder. W