Out of This World

Marie Mayer
8 min readJul 13, 2021

Careful what you wish for

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Lauren bared her teeth and cracked a knuckle with one squeeze. She could taste the foulness of Mark’s words on her own tongue.

“Don’t you understand?” he yelled. “Either move up north with me, or it’s over.”

Fine with me she thought. It wasn’t as if she lived with him in the first place.