We're pregnant!” She had cried, it had hit you then, like the crashing waves you had watched break upon the cliffs, you had felt a sudden chill jump down your spine despite the heat of the suns relentless rays, your eyes had watered, you remembered looking towards the ground so she wouldn't notice. It shouldn't have hurt you, of course she had a life of her own, and lovers, but hearing it as fact made jealousy boil in the pit of your stomach, even in that moment, when everything was already so close to the end.
Thankfully your crimes being lesser, you had been thrown into prison with her, and not hung immediately. And so here you were, your head leaning back against the callous stone, watching your friend in her fevered sleep. Your fingers twitched in frustration, she needed a doctor, you had begged the guards, but those bastards did nothing, and your lingering fear was if she would survive much longer, her body was so weak from the birth, and her spirit even weaker since they ha