This week’s free story is from 2003. My first publication …
Only Vincente braved the outside. Mama stayed within, washed linen, swept floors, and clung to the life she knew before the fear. She seemed least anxious in the kitchen. The colonel haunted the walled garden. The girl? well, strange. little Laura kept to the corners.
They could take a lesson from the rats. Nothing bothered the rats; this much, Vincente had learned.