She grabbed the shotgun and warned him off her property.
It was as if a voice that had been hiding deep inside me was emerging for the first time.
The pills, however, kicked in just as I started to put on my make-up, and I ended up being rushed to hospital.
I could see an inn on the other side, so I decided to scramble down an embankment and cross several lanes of speeding traffic.
I think we were both surprised, even uncomfortable, but it seemed easier to remain lovers than struggle to recapture our friendship.
As terrible as the whole experience had been — and I felt sick for a long time — it helped me face the future.