January is named for the Roman god, Janus, the god of beginnings and transitions – of gates, of doors, of endings, and time. Usually depicted as a two-faced god, he is looking both to the past and the future.
Word Count: 100
Cleaning up the last of the mess, Jan put her hands on her hips surveying the room. All back in order again.
It was good to be clear of him – his whining grated in her ears. She had zero patience for that. Sometimes, their voices replayed in her weaker moments, begging for mercy. That seldom bothered her for long. It was time to move on.
Smoothing her long hair, she glanced quickly at her reflection. Jan licked her lips, tugged her shirt down just enough to better frame her cleavage and answered the door.
“Hello, lover. So glad you came.”
The photo prompt is courtesy of Claire Fuller. Links to all the other Flash Friday Fictioneers can be found here.
© Erin Leary