100 Word Story – Chest Pains (Part Four)

There are things in life that are just destined or determined to be out of our control. Evolution is always going to happen, whether or not humans or animals had any major influence in the course of something changing over time. Human genetics and DNA are predetermined, from what our physical appearance will be at birth, all the way to whether we get cancer or not.

There are just some things that are meant to be out of our control, whether we like it or not.

And sometimes, personal suffering and the suffering of others will be determined for us as well. The best we can do is hope for the best and believe that we’ll live against all odds. If we live, then it was already in the cards. If we die and parish…

It was expected.

“Daddy, are you going to be okay?”

“I’m going to be just fine sweetheart. Go ahead and run along to play with your toys.”

Emily gave me a confused look before finally leaving the bedroom and heading downstairs. Julia continued to cry her eyes out with her face buried in my chest. No matter what I said, all she did was cry away. I clung to her, rubbing her back and kissing the top of her head, trying to console her the best as I could.

“Don’t worry, babe,” I reassured. “Doctor Lopez will take care of me during surgery.”

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