Joseph finishes reading War and Peace, all of its 587,286 words, and places the book on an empty bed.
A thick silence fills his small room.
He has kept his promise to read every word of the book to his wife. She, however, could not keep her promise to listen.
K.G. Song discovered the joy of creative writing, especially crafting flash fiction, during the pandemic lock down and that became his favorite hobby. He resides in California with his wife and a parrot. They do their best to keep K.G. out of trouble, not always successfully.