This is my post for #SaturdayScenes.
I hope you enjoy it and will come back next week for another #SSFlashFiction tale!
Prompt: FIVE SENTENCE FICTION - MARRIAGE
As she silently slipped into her clothes, she glanced over at the sleeping body and knew this would be the last time she would ever have to look at that face, now lit eerily by the full moon outside the window.
She dropped her wedding ring on the dresser, reflecting back on how happy she had been when he first put it on her finger, then pulling her already packed duffel bag out of the closet, she tip-toed through the kitchen towards the back door, holding her breath and pausing briefly when the old wooden floor creaked under her shabby moccasins.
Finally she exhaled and continued her quiet journey, sighing in relief as her hand reached the door, knowing she was almost free - finally, after ten years of married hell.
Then she heard it, footsteps stomping down the stairs and her heart raced with panic as she fumbled with the knob...
His voice roared from the darkness, "Dammit girl, where the hell do you think you're going?"