Ela clutched Alia in her arms and jumped.
The cold water almost made her forget that she was here to drown her cancer-ridden body along with that of her spastic four-year-old.
She almost forgot to hold on to Alia as the water filled her lungs and every instinct screamed survival. Almost. But she did not fail.
This is an attempt to meet a challenge: write a story in not more than 55 words, they said!!!!!!
Write a short story in exactly 55 words, no more, no less. Title not included. Tag #55word. Plz RT.