“The last drive,” she commented. He simply nodded. While going back he would give her a lift.
A professional assignment had brought these two complete strangers together. However, he had become quite familiar with her abusive husband, as she shared the troubles of her married life with him.
And she continued with more of it the last day. The vehicle reached a sharp bend. He pulled up abruptly and came out to relieve himself. Standing a little away with his fly open he saw the lorry coming from behind rolling the vehicle down.
He had always been her husband’s good friend.