“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32)Excerpt from book Vows and Lies by Phoebe Leggett
“Come in here,” Blake said; voice tense—words demanding.
Dreading what was ahead, Jessica cautiously entered the living room. “I don’t think this is going to be a good thing,” she whispered.
He glanced up, and then motioned her over. “I rented a movie for tonight,” he said.
“What movie?” she asked, and then looked down. The letters XXX leaped out from the cover of a black and white case, now opened and positioned on the table. “Is this a porno movie?”
“Sit down,” he said. “You need to watch it with me.”
“I don’t want to watch it,” she said, and took two steps back. “I don’t think you should either.”
“I’m watching it, and so are you.”
“No, I’m not.”
“I said you are. Now get over here.”
“I don’t want to watch,” she said, and again edged toward the hallway.
“This will make our marriage better,” he said. But then his eyes glazed, and she noted a wine cooler in his hand. He never drinks this stuff. What is he doing?
“What if the kids wake up?” she asked, then glanced down the hall while her brain scrambled for more excuses.
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