Fallen Daisies (4)
As she turned into their street, the wheels of the car skidded on the slippery road and the car went hurtling into one of the apartment blocks, passenger side first. Alice tried to regain control, but there was nothing she could do. In the split second before impact, Ben realised what was happening and whispered three words that he had never before uttered:
“I love you.” were his last words on the earth. Now Alice felt guilty, for taking his life and his last words. She didn’t deserve them, and nothing anyone could say or do would change her mind. They haunted her day and night, and her pillow was soaked through every morning.
With the last seconds of her beloved’s life playing over and over in her mind, like a broken record stuck on a devastating song, Alice trembled and fell to her knees.