Darkness

A story in fifty words…no more…no less. The Daily Post Challenge: Fifty

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Tensely gripping the armrests, she received the ophthalmologist’s proclamation. The weight of it slammed into her chest.

 
“You will lose your vision…nothing can be done…”

 
He placed the heavy mantle of loss over her shoulders and a darkness settled upon her.

 
“Go now and live your life…” he said dispassionately.