Her tears, they seemed so real. “Talk to me, please. Say something.”
Seconds felt like eons. His face showed no expression as he spoke. “You annihilated me.”
Numbness felt worse than any pain imaginable.
“You took away my soul. The very reason for my existence. I’m not here. I’m a ghost.”
The lifeless tone of his voice camouflaged the unspeakable sadness within.
“I still love you,” she whispered and put her palm on the glass. His dead eyes didn’t even blink.
“One minute,” the guard warned.
“I’m done,” he said to the guard and hung up the phone.
The ghost disappeared.