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LUST=LOVE

LOVE=LUST

By Mostafa AlraziPublished 2 months ago 3 min read
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I never thought that my life would take such a drastic turn until I met him. His piercing blue eyes and charming smile drew me in from the moment I first saw him. Little did I know, our passionate love story would be stained with blood and broken hearts.

It all started when I moved to a new city for work. I was still settling into my new apartment when I met him. He was my next-door neighbor and had kindly offered to help me move my boxes. That's when I first felt the spark between us. We exchanged a few words and I could feel the tension building up between us.

As days passed by, we got to know each other better. His name was Alex and he was a successful businessman. We had many similar interests and I found myself falling for him more each day. We went on long walks in the park, late-night drives and shared intimate conversations. It was as if we were meant to be together, our love growing stronger with each passing day.

But amidst all the love and passion, there was a darkness lurking within Alex. I never thought someone as charming as him could have a sinister side. It was on a cold winter night, when I went over to his place for dinner, that I saw the monster hiding behind his charming façade.

We were sitting by the fire, sipping wine and enjoying each other's company when the doorbell rang. Alex left to answer it and returned with a man who introduced himself as one of his business partners. I felt uneasy in his presence, as if something was off about him. But I chose to brush it off, thinking that it was just my imagination.

As the night went on, I could see Alex getting increasingly agitated. He kept glancing towards his business partner, almost as if he was intimidated by him. It wasn't until I got up to use the washroom that I heard their heated argument.

I couldn't make out everything they were saying, but the words 'murder' and 'money' caught my attention. My heart raced as I slowly walked towards the living room and peeked in. What I saw next, shook me to my core.

Alex was holding a gun to his business partner's head, demanding that he give back the money he had stolen from their company. I was frozen in fear, unable to comprehend what was happening. But before I could do anything, the sound of a gunshot filled the room.

I screamed and ran towards Alex, who was standing there with a blank expression on his face. His business partner lay lifeless on the floor, blood pooling around him. The police arrived shortly after, and Alex was arrested for murder. And just like that, my perfect love story turned into a nightmare.

As I sat in the police station, waiting for Alex to be questioned, I couldn't wrap my head around what had just happened. How could the man I loved be capable of such brutality? And to make matters worse, I found out that he had been involved in various illegal activities, using his charm to lure me in and keep me blind to his true identity.

As I looked back on our time together, I realized that our love was built on lust and lies. And as much as it hurt, I knew I had to let go and move on. Our passionate love story had come to an abrupt end, leaving me with a broken heart and a lesson learned - never trust a love that is built on lust and murder.

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