Friday’s 55 Fiction : Intimate Terrorism

55 Fiction is a form of micro-fiction that refers to the works of fiction limited to a maximum of fifty-five words.

Intimate Terrorism

It was the protocol.
His rants, which would go on and on; angry outbursts at any suggestion; criticizing or mocking her; trivializing her actions; the verbal and the physical abuse…
“How long can this go on?”, she wondered.
It HAS to end!
But when??
“Ma, will you play with me?” And she knew her answer.