The Last Time He Told the Truth
“I am going to break your heart,” he told me at the very beginning, gently stroking my cheek. There was a haunted sadness in his eyes I’d have given anything to ease. If only I had listened maybe I wouldn’t have had to execute him. It turned out that was wrong: I could not give everything to stay by his side. But if he’d been who I thought he would never have asked.