First Rule

100 words in which Gwen lies to Alex about her bruises
photo by Jordan Sanchez

‘Doctor patient confidentiality, yeah?’

‘You’re not my patient. Just some girl in trouble.’

‘That makes you the knight in shining armour?’

Alex looks away and takes a sip of his latte.

‘Nailed it, didn’t I?’

‘Who’s the guy who hit you?’

‘How do you know someone hit me? How do you know it was a guy?’

He tells her about his job, about the abused women he treats. Says he’s seen it all. He gets angry on their behalf, and so does she. But she can use his anger. She couldn’t talk about the fighting, anyway.

‘Well, about this guy…’


You’ll find all Gwen instalments at the bottom of the Serials page.

I don’t know, Melinda, it doesn’t really answer the question, does it?


3 thoughts on “First Rule

I love feedback!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s