Henry waited hours for Eve to arrive, hope dissipating as the hours ticked slowly by. She had never been late before, maybe she was standing him up.
The evening wore on, his agitation increased until he threw the bottle; wine ran down the wall like blood.
Why is he throwing the wine? Did Eve stand him up or is something wrong?
The word is wine and this offering comes in at 46 words. Four words below the 50 word limit. Click the link for more information on the Flash in The Pan Challenge.