The silence weighed heavy, the break in communication punctuated only by the ticking of the great mahogany clock.

“Speak to me,” he whispered. “What is it that you need to tell me?”

She looked at him, pale and beautiful as always, her eyes open wide, pleading for understanding.

The dead cannot speak.

For Sacha’s 52 word challenge


About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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14 Responses to Broken

  1. You shock me at the end of the story.


  2. Very well written, Sue.


  3. Ooooh, that packed a punch, Sue! 🙂


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