The Fixer

Flashnano Day 14 Write a story using the device of repetition

*Perhaps a bit of a cheat, but reworked/edited this story I wrote awhile back.

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TheFixer

“My name is Jane Carpenter and I’ve killed a man.”

Not just any man, my husband. His dead eyes stare up at me and I don’t feel an ounce of remorse. I have fixed a mistake of my own making.

You must be wondering, “What kind of monster are you?”

There’s no easy answer to that question, but there is a story. There’s always a story.

I met Jacob Carpenter in a bar one year ago today. Our chemistry was instantaneous, it crackled and we both felt it.

In my own weak defense, I’m a free spirit, I was anyway. Spontaneous to a fault and not one to pay attention to red flags and there were many – even that first night.

Jacob is… was, a straight-laced accountant. Sexy in that brainy, suit wearing kind of way. We were total opposites and in those initial hours, the old adage ‘opposites attract’…

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Jody is a writer living in Los Angeles. She’s best described as a work in progress - aren’t we all?
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5 Responses to The Fixer

  1. sassandsauce says:

    Wow brought chills! Amazing story..

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Steven Baird says:

    I remember reading this before, and loved it then. Great story. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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