After she spurned him, the heartbroken young man went abroad and there he became a wealthy merchant.
Years later he returned to his country. Finding his parents not at home, he visited a whorehouse, and there he discovered her, wrinkled, sad, and beautiful.
‘Will you marry me woman?’
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14 thoughts on “50-Word Tales #92”
And so love overcomes hurdles and can remain a lifetime.
Sure, she loves him now he’s loaded and she’s desperate.
Maybe he doesn’t love her anymore. Who can tell?
And “she fainted”
So the story goes…
Ah, the trouble with flash fiction. So lacking in detail and loaded with questions. Why did he go to the whorehouse upon finding his parents not home? Why would he care about a woman who rejected him, and who was sad, wrinkled and beautiful? Why would she care enough to faint?
Wait. That’s the beauty of flash fiction!
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He did not ask out of pity, maybe out of loneliness?
OH HOORAY!!! I just love this.
the fainting part is just fantastic
Hmm, years passed but how many — who exactly is this familiar, wrinkled woman? Did he sell lapis? If only the limit were 75 words… 🙂
He will never know Jasan, we will never know…
He surely loved her.
I have this picture in my living room. Ive find it in a flea market, in my eyes i See so many emotions and a big Story behind… So i have buy it directly 🙂
Nice Story, he never forget her… And now she have a new way to go, someone who want her personality, Not her body….she was in another world of loneliness…