By Megan Hart
Gilly Soloman has been decreased to a mothering laptop, taking good care of every person and every little thing other than herself. however the laptop has damaged down. Burnt out via the never-ending days of crying little ones and menial initiatives, and exhausted from continually placing herself final, Gilly does not instantly give some thought to the implications whilst she's carjacked. With a knife to her throat, her first concept is that she'll ultimately get a few leisure. an individual can keep her for a change.But salvation is not so imminent. Stranded in a distant, snowbound cabin with this stranger, hours flip to days, days into weeks. As time forges a delicate bond among them, she learns her captor isn't the lunatic she first believed, yet a person whose wasted existence has been formed by means of secrets and techniques and tragedy. but at the same time their connection starts to foster belief, Gilly is aware she must not ever put out of your mind he is nonetheless a guy teetering at the area. person who simply could take her with him.
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When he looked up at her, she noticed his eyes were the same shade as milk chocolate. ” The comment, so ripe with anti-Semitism, was one she’d heard often and which never ceased to rankle. ” He cocked his head at her, again lining the rim of his lips with his tongue. From any other young man the gesture might have been sensual or even aggressively, overtly sexual. On Todd, it merely made him look warily contemplative. Like a dog that’s been kicked too many times but keeps coming to the back door, anyway.
She found a large pot and filled it with water, then a smaller one. She lit the burners on the stove with an ancient box of matches from the drawer and set the water boiling and the pasta sauce simmering. She stood over them both, not caring about the old adage about watched pots. The heat from the stove warmed her hands as she stared without really seeing. There was a third choice, one she’d already imagined even though now her mind shuddered away from the thought. If she could not manage to convince Todd to voluntarily let her go, and if she couldn’t somehow be smart and strong enough to escape him, there was one other option.
Other families are just like this, Gillian. ” Gilly doesn’t believe it. By now she’s spent too much time at Danica’s house. She understands that most other people’s mothers don’t spend days without showering or brushing their teeth, without getting out of their nightgowns. Most mothers are able to get up off the floors of their bedrooms. They don’t cry softly, moaning, over and over and over again while rocking. Most people’s mothers wear bracelets on their wrists, not scars. A cliché has prompted her mother to say it.
Precious and Fragile Things by Megan Hart