Her Eclipsed Life by Sarah Muzaffar

Prompt: New Life I Word Count: 999 I Genre: Women Fiction
”So, do you like it?” He asked, keenly observing her beautiful face. ”It took me hours to find you the perfect one.”
She smiled coyly. She did not know how to put it together in a few words. Right words. The moonlight immersed her soul with both anxiety and happiness. Turning towards him, the anticipation in his eyes made her heart cringe.
It is the best thing that has ever happened to me, she wanted to say. Instead, she heard herself say in a blunt voice that seemed to come from far inside of her. ”I am sorry, Jacob. I can’t marry you.”

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