by The Urban Blabbermouth
I remember the moment I learned Arnold Schwarzenegger had a child with his housekeeper. In a split second, Arnold became a fallen man, an unworthy husband, and no longer the hero.
In the same split second, his wife, Maria, went from happily married to unhappily married.
For five years or so, I marveled at Arnold's and Maria's instantaneous transformation and I was puzzled how easily it happened. Last month, l stumbled on an explanation. I present to you, The Past by Juan Carlos Botero from Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories from Around the World.