Jan 05, 2023

Chapter 20

Content Warning: Domestic violence, panic attack, flashback.“I feel like that was probably a bad idea,” I said. My voice had become a distant, muffled sound, but at least that meant my eardrums were healing.Mateo’s shoulders rose and fell in a sharp, uneven rhythm. His hands shook, then clenched into tight fists. He stood facing away from me, staring out into the night as our intruder disappeared in the distance. I carefully ignored the smattering of old, shiny scars that... more