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He plays.
“L-O-V-E.”
She ponders, then connects at the “E”.
“S-C-A-R-E-D.”
Hearts beat faster as silent conversation begins. Throwing score to the wind...
“W-H-Y.”
Arranges her tiles, then plays...
“H-U-R-T.”
He exchanges two. She passes, giving him another chance to respond with...
“S-A-F-E.”
Her issue, “T-R-U-S-T.”
His assurance, “H-O-N-E-S-T.”
After staring at one another a while, she brushed aside the board and held out her hand. Beaming, he gave her his.
“You win,” she said.

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    shaun about 3 years ago

    ScDrabble. Brilliantly constructed. I wanna do ones like this. Superb!

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