Welcome to another Six Sentence Sunday! It’s the year 2088 and the setting is a mining colony on the Moon of Esther. Today we carry straight on from last week where our mysterious heroine is bravely going forth to meet her assigned husband for the first time. She's just stepped off the shuttle and slipped on some gravel (as you do) and….
A strong hand grasped her elbow and a steady grip hauled her upright.
“Careful,” a man muttered and released her.
Louise reined in the palpitations and took her first good look at her savior. “Thank you, I'm...”
They said Gideon would meet her but this was not the man she’d married, couldn’t be.