This is part three of Rosa and the Package for part one click here part two click here and part three here.
Rosa nodded dumbly, suddenly shy in front of the woman with no name. ‘Sit down, make yourself comfortable.’ the woman nodded at the sofa. Rosa did as she was told.
The stranger busied herself in the kitchen while Rosa sat nervously on the edge of the sofa taking in her surroundings but not wanting to touch anything.
The tea was accompanied by a shot of something that fired Rosa’s belly, she really was beginning to fall for this woman.
Rosa nodded again, the cat still in possession of her tongue. She watched the woman’s careworn face, she looked a little older than first glance but there was a beauty about her, something special.
The woman shifted uncomfortably.
The woman cleared her throat.
Rosa felt sick, she’d put her life on the line for nothing, she’d become an open enemy of the state, lost her flat, lost everything and for what?
There was truth in her words but that didn’t help Rosa’s tumult. ‘How dare they use her like that?’