Don’t Make Deals for Dates

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Disclaimer: If you’ve lost your significant other recently, perhaps read a different story. I just want to put this out there just because that is the main focus of this story. You can read another story by clicking here.

I sold my soul. I did it for the same reason most people do, I did it for love.

My boyfriend died a car accident, a drunk driver was driving the wrong way going 120 on the highway with no headlights on. I was told that by the time my boyfriend would’ve seen the other car, it would be too late. He was hit head-on and was killed instantly.

I tried to move on and put it past me. I tried so hard. I sought out therapy, support groups, so many different things just trying to put the past in the past. Nothing worked and every day I missed him more and more.

Eventually, I told the devil himself I would do anything to see my love live again.

“Anything?” A voice came from the darkness.

“Anything.” I confirmed, tears streaking down my face.

“Then it is done.” The voice echoed around my small apartment. The air grew thick and before my eyes, my love appeared again. I got up, running into his arms as he outstretched them to me, the voice came back, and everything went dark.

“And you will take his place in the Underworld.”

Not ready to stop reading? Don’t! Check out Animer and Her Children by clicking here. Or, look at all the short stories under the ‘short stories’ tab.

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