To this date, she had led a fairly convienent life. No big ups, but no big downs either, aside from the occasional deep grief over the loss of a pet.
But all of this was about to change, the turn of history would change, if not for the rest of humanity, at least for her. She had hesitated some time, but finally made up her mind.
This was definitely the last time she was going to wait in line at this store.
When it was her turn, she said: “Can I speak to the shop manager? Tell him it’s Karen.”
Author Notes: Hervé SUYS (°1968 - Ronse, Belgium) started writing short stories whilst recovering from a sports injury and hasn't stopped yet. He usually writes them hatless and barefooted.
Illustration by Vince Delhaye