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She looked most beautiful of all the prospective brides. She was everything he wanted: submissive, fair-skinned, domesticated, orphaned and uneducated. Marrying her would satisfy his parents, keep his house spotless and his belly full while he continued his partying lifestyle. Some girls would do anything to get out of India!

He was found dead on their second anniversary. Alcohol poisoning said the post-mortem. But the booze perfectly hid remnants of the real poison.

As a permanent resident she was now free to continue her original plan. Use her law degree to help other migrant women.

She had the last laugh.

***Inspired by the Write Tribe prompt for 100 words on Saturday and the Weekly Wednesday Prompt***

Until next time,


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