There were nine casualties during the battle of Kirkuk. My husband was among them.
For just this moment, he wanted her to see him for who he was, without the pity he knew she’d feel when she found out the truth.
It’s the best thing in the world to save a life, no matter whose it is.
I know what it feels like to miss everything about him–the way he smells, the way his mouth curls up when he laughs, his voice.