A Box, a Woman and Time Ch. 03byLavared©
Bette's outraged voice crosses the space between you, "I've never wanted anyone but you and you never, ever wait for me! I can't take this anymore!"
As swiftly as ever before the walls of the room disappear and you are standing beside your kitchen table, looking across it and directly into the cold, hate-filled eyes of your wife. She stands stock still, as you do, with the slowly closing box on the table between you.