A Mockery of Diamonds

Rafe had made a mockery of diamonds.

Tossing a diamond chunk into the sea
Photo by Jack Millard on Unsplash

Diamond rings, the symbol of strong, enduring love and the promise of a life together. A stone, really. Nothing more than a rock, vomited from the bowels of a volcano. Perfect clarity, forged from a dusty black lump of coal under heat and pressure. What woman alive couldn’t relate to diamonds? She had read, somewhere, that only a diamond was hard enough to cut…



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