Freida's Freedom: A Fictional Narrative

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He is sitting at his desk, feeling sorry for himself. Hoping against hope, that she doesn’t get on the next plane out of town instead of coming back to Exhibit. Freida knocks once, then lets herself in. The big smile on her face, lets him know the news before she says the words. “I just spoke to Evan, she’s on the way. I sent the Cadillac for her.” “Perfect!” Jumping up, he threw his arms around Freida. “Seems like you really like this one, sir.” Freida says. “You have no idea.” The door opens again and Collin walks in and sits across from Donovan. “So, I hear the news is good, then?” Collin’s smile seems forced. “Yes, and I owe it to you. Thank you. I mean it.” Donovan gives Colin an appreciative smile. In the hotels’ car Alex’s…show more content…
I have been worried sick about you.” In the background, she hears him say. “I’ve got her on the line, Susan.” “Where are you?” “None of your business. Just stop calling me.” “You know that will never happen. You’re my wife. I made a mistake, that’s all. Just forgive me and come home.” “The only reason you want me back home, is because it looks bad that your wife left you.” “You know that’s not true. I love you. I’m human, I make mistakes. The sooner you come back home, the sooner we can get past this.” “I’m already past it. I’m over it. I just want to start new without you. I’m filing for divorce, Ryan.” “I don’t want a divorce. I’ll make her give up the baby if that’s what you want.” “I wouldn’t do that to a child or to Kate. All I want from you is my old last name…show more content…
In no way did he think she would agree to that. “Really? You are willing to simply go home with me? To stay?” “Yeah, let’s go now. Can you erase the fact that I ever stayed here?” Now, feeling let down slightly, he asks, “was it so terrible here? What we did, did you hate it that bad?” “No, not that. That was… great. I mean on your business records. Can you say I never stayed here? Ryan is going to file a missing person 's report. They will track me down here. It will be on the news if they do.” “Why? What’s the big deal? Tell him to get over it. He’s made his bed, so to speak.” “Everything that Senator Ryan Winters does is on the news. Christ, the affair will probably the new hot topic tomorrow or maybe the fact that he is having an illegitimate child. If he lets people know I’ve gone missing, it will be a reporter’s field day.” “Well, okay then, let’s get you out of here..” Shit, Senator Winters? That’s a fucking fine how do you do. What have I gotten myself into? I can’t lose everything I‘ve built. These people trust me. “Freida have a car take X to my house. Then get the RedRock Resort and Spa on the phone for me. Also, call Collin, tell him I need to see him in my office.
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