What follows is offered in response to Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge. The challenge, this week, is "Tremble".
She was 20 when they married, he was 22. They had never slept a night apart in all their 50 years of marriage. And now he was gone.
"From the day I met him, my breath would quicken, my heart would beat faster and my hands would just tremble. Fucker."
She turned away and smiled.