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Disclaimer: I do not own The Pretender or anything affiliated with it. It is owned by TNT, NBC and Craig and Steve. No infringement is intended and no profit is being made.

Author’s Note:
Written for the Pretender 100 challenge of socks.

Summary: Things tend to remain hidden until a little cleaning is done.

by: chopsticks


She found socks.

Normally, this wouldn’t be a fact worth noting. When cleaning her entire house from top to bottom, she routinely found socks. Often she’d wondered if the dryer had placed them in the odd spots (deep in the pantry; behind the refrigerator; under the rug, which was under the couch) after having stolen them in the midst of a washing cycle.

No, finding socks was nothing new. Except. . .

Except these were his socks. Two years later and she was still finding his stuff scattered throughout her house.

These were his favorite socks, she remembered. The tears rose to her eyes, and she did nothing to stop them.

His socks had made her cry.


the end.

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