#ThursThreads – Responsibility

#ThursThreads – Responsibility

Prompt: “I didn’t sign up for this.”


Bysen paced the room, pretty sure she was carving a path in the carpet. On the bed, her brother continued to sleep, but not even the sounds of his snores could drown out the thoughts driving her up the wall.

How could she not have realized that his pending nuptials meant she’d be inheriting his role as head of the family? Why didn’t he think to mention it sooner?

Why hadn’t their uncle mentioned it?

“I didn’t sign up for this.” Her brother couldn’t hear her, but she couldn’t keep quiet. “You’re supposed to be in charge, Canaan. Not me.”

But talking to him was no use. She knew there was nothing she could do about the situation except try to find an antidote for the poison.

First things first. Make him better. Then I can kill him for keeping secrets.


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As always, think happy thoughts 🙂

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