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by Harshvardhan J. Pandit
flash-fiction humor romance story image for pech

He remembered the first time their eyes had locked together.
She had shied away and he had fallen in love with her.
The little game had gone on for weeks, but today he would finally confess his feelings to her.

He went down on his knee and held the bouquet of red roses in front of her.
Will you be mine forever?
She took two steps back and gasped, covering her mouth with her hands.
I… I can’t!
The hand holding the bouquet fell to the ground.
Why not!
She whirled around and ran screaming
Because I’m your step-sister