He opened the door and a woman stood there on the porch with anxious eyes.
May I help you? Says the man.
Oh… I just want to see Eric.
Eric? There is no Eric in here
No Eric… ? Are you sure? Damn…
Of course I am…
She said nothing more, took two steps back and, just before he closed the door, he seen the depth of the inevitability in her face.
There was nothing to add. Nothing more to say. She had already thought of this possibility but wouldn’t believe it. What she feared the most in the last 6 years was now a reality….