Five Sentence Fiction – Medicine

It worked like magic-all it took was a sleight of hand, a glass of his favorite champagne, and the tiny bottle filled with clear liquid the Chinese man gave her. David was lying down on the floor by Jess’ feet. His eyes were wide with pain, his hands were grasping his neck, and a trickle of blood flowed down his lips. Jess remembered the words the Chinese man said to her: Medicine for infidelity, Madam, medicine for infidelity. Jess smiled, medicine indeed