It was supposed to be beautiful. She wouldn’t let him touch her until they were married, because only when consecrated could their relationship be beautiful. He did all he could to make it right for her, but in the end, a simple ceremony can’t make a grunt sound like a song.
The challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to write a story in exactly 55 words. Flash Fiction 55 is hosted by the G-man, a host with the most.