Prompt: A Conversation with my Spouse | Word Count: 1200 | Genre: Science Fiction
She was sitting on the counter, feet in the sink.
“You okay?” he asked.
The water gushing from the faucet steamed, fogging the window. Outside, winter had taken a last, desperate hold on the valley.
“Did you hear me at all?”
She watched him from the shelter of her hair. He leaned against the door frame, crossed then uncrossed his arms. He was trying hard not to be angry. “He’s fine. I just finished talking to him.” A pause. “You want to go see him? Straighten things out between you?”

This content is for 12 Short Stories in 12 Months members only.
Log In Register