“You bought her what?
He flinches as the words ricochet around the entrance hall. This went in an ugly direction fast, he thinks.
“All her friends have them,” he calls through to the kitchen. He waits for the reply, but instead there is the familiar toxic silence punctuated by tinkling glasses. He takes a deep breath.
“I HEARD what you SAID.”
Very ugly, very fast.
He walks into the kitchen and instinctively ducks to avoid the thrown wine glass.
“YOU NEVER LISTEN!” she cries.
He stares at the shattered glass. This can go on no longer, he thinks.
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