As a medic, Bill couldn’t accept he wasn’t a suitable donor for his son; he’d gone straight into the records for more information.
If he and Ellie are still together, and that looks doubtful, it’s only because of the baby… the child the tests proved wasn’t his.
Then when Ellie was tested, the enormity of what had happened became clear.
I call them in from the waiting-room.
I have to tell them the only hope of saving this child rests with some other couple.
The ones to whom our nursing staff handed Bill and Ellie’s healthy son 3 years ago.
The last Friday Fictioneers outing of January 2021. Spring is getting closer, and hopefully better times. Thanks to Rochelle, the leader of Friday Fictioneers, a constant throughout the last 12 difficult months.