Jane Jago’s Daily Drabble – Fifty-Four

Bail set. Two million pounds. He thought he was done for. But his wife asked to see him…

A policeman brought her to an anonymous room, where he sat manacled to a chair. 

“They say you stole from me.”

He smiled boyishly. “Never.”

Her soft eyes searched his face. “And now they tell me that bail is two million pounds. That’s a lot of money…”

He played his trump card. “If you really loved me.”

One single tear ran down her cheek. “Perhaps I love you as much as you love me.”

And she walked away without ever looking back…

©️jj 2018

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