The Night Before by Rachel Dye

Prompt:  New Life | Word Count:  1000 (exactly) | Genre:  General Fiction

       The lights of the city twinkled through my window, as I stood gazing at the slumbering city, I now called home.  I glanced at the bed and tried not to flinch at the late hour.  Fear twisted in my belly, even as I tried calming my body enough to encourage sleep.

       “The next phase of your life starts tomorrow, Kat.”  Micah’s soft words filled the room and I smiled.  Rather than answer immediately, I moved towards him and burrowed into my husband’s chest.  His fresh, earthy scent soothed my tattered nerves; this was what I needed.

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