The Scent of Rose Petals
A JUST CAUSE Short Story by
Ian Thomas Healy
“Read it with a dry eye. I dare you.”
--A Thousand Faces, the Quarterly Journal of Superhuman Fiction
Copyright 2010 Ian Thomas Healy
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I am an old man. But once, I was much younger, and held the heart of a goddess.
I’m sure many men throughout the ages have doubtless thought of their women as goddesses, but to this day I still believe mine really was.