In a dark and hazy room, peering into a crystal ball.
The Mystic delivered the grave news:
“There’s no easy way to tell you this, so I’ll just be blunt.
Prepare yourself to be a widow.
Your husband will die a violent and horrible death this year.”
Visibly shaken, Laura stared at the woman’s lined face,
Then at the single flickering candle, then down at her hands…
She took a few deep breaths to compose herself and to stop her mind from racing…
She simply had to know.
She met the Fortune Teller’s gaze, steadied her voice and asked ,
”Will I be acquitted ?