In her special eau-de-Nil sundress, she took one long, elaborate drag on her cigarette.
“Conrad,” she managed, “how will you remember me?”
On her deathbed, he answered, “She was one of a kind…”
“…the love of my life,” he finished as her breathing ceased and she laid lifeless.
Today's one-word prompt is Qualm.
The featured image is courtesy of Filip Gielda.