50 WORD MICROFICTION

My online love was vapourware

Thrifty Words Challenge #14: Fever

A figure drawn on a wall hangs beneath a heart, like a desperate man hanging from a balloon.
Hanging on for dear life, knowing it’s just hot air holding me up (Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash)

Forget everything you have heard and read,

he said.

Eve is not who you think she is.

Vera had written Eve’s words and given her voice. Everything “Eve” was actually Vera. Eve was a lie.

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I’m a writer and publisher working in Sydney, Australia and London, UK. I specialise in finance, technology, insurance, property, medicine and sustainability.

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