This week’s one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction is the word ‘Devotion‘.
“I’m doing it for you Felix, there’s no way I can give you the time or the money or the attention you deserve; it’s time for me to let you go.”
“But I want to stay with you, Ellen; this isn’t what he would have wanted and in any case he’d have expected me to be the one that looks after you.”
“I’m sorry sweetheart, but he wouldn’t have wanted to see you going downhill like this, not after all the work he put into making you what you are today and… ah, here he comes now – I think you’ll like him.”
“It’s certainly in excellent condition Mrs Wilson, good bodywork, engine seems sound enough for the mileage, though I’ve got some reservations about the electrical insulation… there seems to be some water leaking out of the headlights there.”
“What…where…oh for Pete’s sake Felix, man up will you….!