I guess I am teasing something major-ish now and I guess you’ll have to read both novella shooters to find out.
There will be enough surprises I can give a tiny one away. #YoureWelcomeInternet
Balling up the spent bandages, he gently placed the new square on the red and angry stitches, pressed until the ointment held the gauze in place so he could apply the tape. His eyes welled up involuntarily. He was still in so much pain and quit taking the pain medication when he felt himself wanting a second pill moments after taking the first. Studying himself in the mirror a moment he wrinkled his nose. Wow, he thought, Ann must love me. I look like shit on a shingle and she hasn’t said a word!