Will she ever get the chance?
Halis always had a rush on Meram, ever since they were little girls and Halis tried to crown Meram. It ended in humiliation, but that didn't stop Halis from keeping the flame burning even as Meram went on to get married and their lives went their separate ways.
Ten years later, would Halis finally get her chance with the most beautiful woman in the village? Or would one of the other suitors circling around the recently widowed woman beat her to it. With encouragement from her family, there was only one way for Halis to find out.
This story contains off-page references sickness and unnamed character death. There is no sexual assault.