The List by Joanna Rubery

Prompt: The List | Word Count: 1500 | Genre: Mainstream fiction
It’s unexpected, the text. So unexpected that when I glance at the number, I nearly drop my phone.
I’m sorry, Sarah. My heart crashes into my ribs. I’m sorry about everything.
I can’t believe I’m reading this. I can’t believe –
Are you free tonight?
I take a quick breath in and start to choke.

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