Aphelion Issue 278, Volume 26
November 2022
 
Editorial    
Long Fiction and Serials
Short Stories
Flash Fiction
Poetry
Features
Series
Archives
Submission Guidelines
Contact Us
Forum
Flash Writing Challenge
Forum
Dan's Promo Page
   

Bigamy

by Christopher T. Dabrowski

Translated from Polish by Julia Mraczny


"You know, I'm still your husband by law, and you've committed bigamy. Needless to say, it's still punishable."

Mary frowns.

She knows I'm right - after all, 'till death do you part' nowadays means more - anyone can buy a possession subscription and possess an android.

She never asked me what I was planning. She just got married again and had kids.

"But relax, I won't do it"

I hand her the divorce papers. She signs them immediately with a trembling hand.

"I'm happy for you" I say in farewell.

I'm happy too - I'll go back to Sue and propose to her.


© 2022 Christopher T. Dabrowski

Christopher T. Dabrowski has published in many places:
USA: "Escape" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), "Anomaly" (2020 - Royal Hawaiian Press)
Spain:"La fuga" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), "Anomalia" (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press)
Germany: "Die Anomalie" (2020 - Der Romankiosk)
Poland: "Deathbirth" (2008 - Armoryka publishing house),
"Anima vilis" (2010 - Initium publishing house),
"Grobbing" (2012 - Novae Res publishing house),
"Deathbirth and other stories" (2012 & 2017 - Agharta & Armoryka publishing house),
"Z życia Dr Abble" (2013 - Agharta publishing house),
"Orgazmokalipsa" (2016 - Alternatywne publishing house),
"Anomalia" (2016 - Forma publishing house),
"Ucieczka" (2017 - Dom Horroru publishing house) &
"Nie w inność" (2019 - Waspos publishing house.)
He has contributed to anthologies published in the USA, England, Australia, Canada, Poland, Russia, Germany & India, and has stories in PLAYBOY in the Slovak, USA, English, Czech , Russian, Brasilian, Spanish, Argentinian, German, Italian, Hungarian, Mexican, Albanian, & Nigerian editions.

Find more by Christopher T. Dabrowski in the Author Index.

Comment on this story in the Aphelion Forum

Return to Aphelion's Index page.