Week 18 – Yeah! 😉
Week 18: 52-Week Writing Challenge Word prompt: addiction
Laura cringed as his finger found the trigger. Though it was aimed away from her, the blast of the shotgun knocked Laura off her feet.
Scrambling in a half-crawl half-walk, she tried to push past him when another blast rang out. Sinking to the floor, Laura howled in anguish.
“Why? Why did you do that? It wasn’t necessary!”
Without responding, Cory Ganz checked the gun’s chamber, wiped the barrel, and replaced it in its pristine case. He then turned and faced his hysterical wife.
“It had to be done.”
Laura crawled over to the devastation her husband of twenty-one-years had wrought. She reached out an arm but pulled back, glaring at him through her tears.
“You did not have to shoot my laptop!”
“Yes, I did, Laura. And I’m not sorry. I had to get your attention.” Cory left the room and…
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