Romance Novel: Day 12

Day’s Verse:
A man is not justified by the works of the law but through faith in Christ Jesus…
Galatians 2:16

At two o’clock on Tuesday, Summer was up to her plucked eyebrows in obituary editing. Apparently a fraternity at the University of Washington, Sigma Epsilon Chi, had had a terrible fire, resulting in two student deaths; some other luckier reporter covered the actual story, but Summer immediately received a call from Fred ordering her to write a combined obituary for both boys. The families would usually send in small blurbs, but Fred wanted a longer story to catch a reader’s eye. Nobody liked to hear about college students dying, even if, as appeared the case in this situation, both had drunk so much they passed out the night before and never even woke up. “Typical,” Summer told her spider plant, petting its long slender leaves. “But tricky. Good work.” She called the families, speaking sympathetically and listening with quiet understanding as they poured their stories out about the two boys. Continue Reading >>