A young woman attempts to take care of her father who struggles with inner demons from his time at war. Can a daughter's love overcome the ferocity of a battle being waged in the mind? Flash Fiction from the Nibs literary short story line.
All Lindsay wants is a normal life. What she's got is anything but. Betrothed to the Devil by her greedy father, Lindsay was blissfully unaware there was anything unusual about her life until her twenty-first birthday, when the groom appeared before her and presented her with a black diamond wedding band. Displaying uncharacteristic patience and soft heartedness toward his young wife, Big Red (as Lindsay calls him) endures all her attempts to annul their union and forge an independent life a... more info>>
With her beloved husband, Mark, terminally ill and under the care of the hospice, Sally struggles to maintain a normal life for their three children. Her days are spent working long hours to keep the roof over their heads and protecting them from the awful truth of just how ill their father really is. Opportunities to visit Mark are few and far between, coming only when time and money allow, making every one a moment to be savored. On her latest visit, Sally is alarmed to see just how much M... more info>>