It’s Friday Fictioneers day! The best part of the week. A special thank to Rochelle or providing the weekly prompts, and to all you readers and commenters – you guys are awesome! Also, a note on October Story Time – I will be posting the extended version of Ever After next week, so be sure to watch for it!
“You can’t stay out here forever.”
“Yes I can.” Maria stared resolutely at the koi pond in the backyard, her arms folded over her chest.
“Mom wants to talk to you. Come inside so we can talk like a family.”
Maria broke her staring contest with the fish and glared at her sister. “We’re not a family anymore,” she hissed. “Mom took care of that.”
Her sister sighed. “There are things you don’t understand. Let Mom explain them.”
Scoffing, Maria went back to staring at the fish. “I don’t want to hear her excuses.”
Her sister left without another word.