It is time for another six. Denise of Girlie On The Edge's Blog, and host of the blog hop to which I am linking this post is waiting for us to write and link up our stories written in only six sentences and of course using the cue word for the week. Click the link and you will be able to read the creative endeavors of other writers of this ilk. Six Sentence Stories - Rivalry.
They had been good friends until it had become apparent they no longer saw eye to eye on a life and death matter.
Both considered the other’s point of view irrational and not based on fact.
The peaceful common ground that had once existed between them was now filled with potholes waiting to ensnare and strangle all the tender tendrils that had once bound them together no matter what.
Their rivalry and the complexities of it needed intervention, but neither saw the need and felt it would be a costly useless endeavor, so instead one went by herself to the beach to find solace and the other hiked and conversed with a like-minded friend on mountain trails.
Years elapsed, as did their memories for the most part, except for the precious friendship they each remembered having way back when.
Gone were the times of strife and misunderstandings. . .gone. . .gone. . .gone.