Thank you to author, J L Dean, for taking part in the ‘write a story in one hundred words,’ challenge. J L Dean’s response is Just Another Conquest which you may read below.
‘Would you have an affair with a married man?’
When he asked me that, I took it for one of those moral debates between friends after a good lunch.
‘Of course not!’ I was sure of my goodness then.
He waited as my answer changed. After years alone, he was all I could think of. Perhaps one chance of happiness?
Loneliness strikes a poor bargain; the moment I had everything I had longed for, I realised I had nothing at all.