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Flash Fiction Word Count: 120
Her sights were set on the house with the swimming pool, two little towheads & the unfortunate (minor) detail of a first wife.
“First wife is a mouse”, he’d promised. “She’ll just roll over.” A (current) wife had never been a deterrent before. For either of them.
Selfish & shortsighted, they plotted their coup.
First wife never rolls over. For anyone.
Instead, First Wife walked away with the coveted house, pool & little towheads. Her determination deep.
While here she sat, in a damp rented hovel, gaming with her latest ‘catch’.
In First Class, (former) First Wife, Champagne bubbles tickling her nose, chuckled at how “perfectly suited those two are” & how beneficial that folks always underestimate her.