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The Atheist – Episode Six


That question hit me like a ton of bricks. Of course this was more than my death. This was a woman I built a life with…only for her to discover me at my passing.

It wasn’t like this was something I planned. It wasn’t even habitual. Kim was just, well Kim. She was everything Angela wasn’t and, at first, she was just a friend. A pleasant escape from my married life and responsibilities. She made me feel like I was youthful and vibrant again, and I could be everything and anything I ever wanted.

You see, Lucy was born with cerebral palsy. It was a tough blow for us after three miscarriages, but Angela was still over the moon to finally have a child. She devoted all her attention to looking after Lucy, and life at home became all about Lucy. The pressure and the guilt of desiring to be anywhere but home soon got the better of me. So, when fun-loving Kim came along, I was drawn to her like nickle to a magnet.

She’d just joined a firm in my building, and we first met riding the elevators, though she hadn’t taken much notice of me then. Some days later…

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