Dressed in a stunning blue chiffon gown covered in lace, she dances. Her partner holds her close. They float across the marble floor to the uplifting music of the orchestra.
A sudden pain explodes across the back of her neck. She throws a look at her owner whose face is a strange color purple. Bending close, he hisses, “Get back to work!”
She looks down at her stained frock. Reluctantly, she works her needle through the delicate white material. Her eyes narrow as she turns to watch him walk away.
He has taken everything else. He can’t take my dreams.
“Friday Fictioneers” is a weekly challenge by Rochelle Wisoff Fields. The challenge is to write a story, using only 100 words, in response to a photo prompt. This week’s photo was provided by Roger Bultot. Other stories can be found here.