The doorbell rang. She opened the door.
It was a parcel. She signed for it as a nicely dressed man handed over a sparkly red box, neatly gift wrapped.
She was puzzled as she was not expecting any gifts.
She read for the addresses. It was addressed to Him; from someone called Lucy.
“Here is a gift parcel for you.” She immediately informed.
“For me?” He appeared from the bedroom with a wondered expression.
“Yes.” She handed over the box to him.
“Who is it from?” he asked as he turned sides looking for the name of the sender.
“It is from Lucy. Who is Lucy?” she asked with hands on hips.
“Oh my God! I had told her not to do something this stupid.” he said frantically.
“I asked, who the hell is Lucy??” she was angry this time.
“Sweetheart, please don’t be mad.” he said anxiously.
“Don’t give me a reason to be mad.” she was right on the money. Continue reading “The Gift”