The Fortune Teller

Fortune Teller

In a dark and hazy room, peering into a crystal ball, the Fortune Teller delivered grave news: “There’s no easy way to tell you this, so I’ll just be blunt. Prepare yourself to be a widow. Your husband will die a violent and horrible death this year.”

Visibly shaken, Laura stared at the Fortune Teller’s face, then at the single flickering candle, then down at her hands. She took a few deep breaths to compose herself and to stop her mind racing. She simply had to know.

She met the Fortune Teller’s gaze, steadied her voice, and asked, “Will I be acquitted?”

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