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“Aww, honey, you look ravishing in this picture!” – said the comment notification on facebook for her photo followed by three hearts and kissing emoticons.

“You are so sweet, my love!” – she replied after liking her husband’s comment.

“You two are adorable, so much love!” – said another comment from a mutual friend.

Mindlessly, she liked that comment too. The farce of perfect couple and their perfect love fooling their friends and family and themselves; deception at its best, she thought nonchalantly.


medievalI am starting off with a weekly series of Five Sentence Fiction every Tuesday here. The above story is written for the prompt DECEPTION. Feel free to join me with your Five Sentence Fiction using Deception as prompt in the comments. I would love to read yours.