“Darling, I have got some fresh apples for you. Here, take this one.”
He placed the shiny, juicy apple in front of her. She took a look and knew what it was. “Are you sure you don’t what this?” She tried.
“Nope. Not really.”
She thought of her unemployment, the years of quarrel and her god-forsaken country where divorce was a crime.
“Shall I peel the skin? It would taste better, I think.” She gave herself a last chance.
“No. An apple’s skin has the most nutrients.”
She looked blank for a minute. Then, she took the first bite.
This is in response to Carrot Ranch’s word prompt.