It had come down to it at last.
At first, battle had been done simply with words and glares across the tables. And then the incursions started. Minor pecks and skirmishes in the dawn, which quickly degenerated to outright warfare. Each side came at each other relentlessly, sparing no quarter and asking none. In short order, allies, neighbors and even outright strangers were pulled into the sickening fray. Casualties were as beaten as they were numerous, until finally the line was drawn in bloody sand and the ambassadors summoned.
“Councilors, if there are no pending issues, then this divorce hearing will come to order.”
My second attempt for this week, and one that sadly holds a lot of personal weight to myself and many others. It was once said that “It is better to have love, then lost, then never to have loved at all.” Moments like this slap that saying right across its cheeks.