fabian and Zelda – @LindaGHill #SoCS ‘fab’ prompt
fabian (with a small ‘f’) was less ‘fabulous’ than a fish in a frock.
That is to say, fabian thought that ‘that’ was the case.
Zelda (with a capital ‘Z’) begged to differ.
They were twins.
And… they were Siamese twins.
Not, as a rule, did they share the same thoughts, nor have the same outlook on their life (or lives).
fabian would rather read an exciting crime thriller in a quiet corner; whilst Zelda liked to be amongst friends and having a cheerful conversation, with half a dozen colleagues, about all things that there were under the sun.
This may have caused conflict amongst some couples; but, somehow, fabian and Zelda managed to make it work.
When, in their eighties, the unmarried fabian and the thrice engaged Zelda finally said ‘goodbye!’ to this cruel world (fabian first, Zelda two days later) it was the end of an era.
They outlived all of their childhood friends – mostly Zelda’s – and it was with a quietly fond farewell that the world said its own adieu.
Buried together, they still lay within a relationship that few could even begin to comprehend.