“Mark, this is beautiful”. Ashley was all in glee as they stood on top of the building overseeing the city.

“Told you, you would love it”. The wind was in her face, her hair flying all over and she letting it be.

“Come closer, you can see your Dad’s tower”.

“It’s so quiet and peaceful”, she said. As she came to the edge all trust in Mark, he bent over to his dropped pen and in one swoop, sent her soaring down 100 stories below.

As she soared down, Mark took the elevator muttering, “One Life. You started it Dan!”


The second version of this image that came to mind: An Anniversary Day

Part of Friday Fictioneers. 100 Words or less Short story, courtesy Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.
More stories on the Friday Fiction, Apr 1, 2016 edition, click link.
Word Count: 100

PHOTO PROMPT © Marie Gail Stratford