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While You Were At It

You ripped out my heart. That wasn’t very nice.

I do appreciate your thoughtfulness in replacing it and stitching me up afterwards, and my new eyeballs work great, thanks, but would it have been too much trouble to remove these huge bolts from my neck, while you were at it?

This story was based on the prompt “ripped out” at TypeTrigger.

Time Apart

They decide to spent some time apart so they can get their priorities straight, sort out their emotions, and gain a new perspective on their situation.

It changes nothing. Within a month they’re back where they started, lying on that operating table, begging the surgeon to stitch them back together.

This story was based on the prompt “time apart” at TypeTrigger.