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5/13 – Already Taken

I stood in my best friend’s doorway. That’s all I could do when she opened her door. I thought I was tired. Now, I was wide awake.

“This is my sister Maura,” Mark said. “Maura, this is Nolan, from my platoon.”

I couldn’t catch my breath. Mark had said his sister was cold, but she was the hottest woman I’d ever seen. I took her hand, smiling at her. “Pleasure to meet you, Maura.”

Lifting her hand, all my hopes sank at the flash of sunlight off the stone on one finger. I couldn’t have her.

She was already taken.

Comments on: "5/13 – Already Taken" (6)

  1. […] Already Taken (100 words of Nolan back […]

  2. Poor Nolan. What a tangled moment, especially when he starts out tired…

    You did a lot with that 100 words.

  3. […] Maura – this is a continuation of Already Taken, but from Maura’s […]

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