Vol 7: Black and White - Ch 20Fight or FlightVol 7: Black and White - Ch 20 in General Fiction More Like This
March 26 23 Years Ago
Aisha was in a hurry. She'd already spotted his car coming up the long road to their mountain home. He was early. Giovanni never came home early.
Her ride was set to arrive in half-an hour but she realised she would have to make other arrangements. Her moves sluggish and impaired by the massive belly she carried around, Aisha threw into a suitcase whatever she could carry. She wasn't sure how long she would be gone... all she knew for sure was that she couldn't let him take away her baby.
The remnants of an argument she'd had with both Giovanni and her own mother were still fresh in her mind. And Aisha knew the moment she'd seen the deadly look in Sa'lu's eyes it was time to run. Run and never let her get her evil hands on her precious daughter.
The baby kicked in her belly, one that spoke of worry at all the negative, urgent emotions she was being fed. "It's going to be alright, my daughter." Aisha cooed, taking a moment to stop a