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Is it worth fighting for?

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"It would be more advisable to get someone new. The previous campaigning wasn’t bad, but we need to get better. You won just by few percents and I’m afraid that it’s not going to be enough this time, " said John who has been Bill's friend since early days in college.

"Do you really think it is a good idea for me to run again? Even though Marge left, I've still got four kids to raise and they always must come first."

Thomas, the eldest, Annette and Emily, the twins, and the youngest Andrew.

Bill and Marge were already dating for two years when two red lines appeared on the pregnancy test, six years ago. Even though it wasn't planned, they got married and became family. When Thomas was two. Bill had announced his candidacy for the president of the US, a few months later another positive pregnancy test appeared. But this time it was a lot different, something changed and it became visible after Marge gave birth. Bill wasn't sworn in yet, when Marge started fading away, coming home just before the dawn, not minding three kids left behind. After Bill's first year in the office, all tabloids were clear about the first lady. She's been having an affair.

"I can't believe it, I..."

"I told you I'm sorry, please, I've been a fool, but I promise you it will never happen again, please, please, forgive me."

It's been hard, but they got an agreement to stay together because of their kids, after all. A year ago they found out she was pregnant again. They've been intimate only once and apparently, it was enough since Marge wasn't on the pills anymore, which Bill didn't know about at the time. Andrew was born prematurely, during her seventh month, she was in pain for two hours so they went to the hospital only to find out, that she already started giving birth and soon her water broke as well. This time, Marge decided to left them without saying a word. She left a note saying she's got enough.

As Bill found out, he worried about their children as they often asked about their mother, especially during the breakfast, which they always shared together as a family, and in the evening as he put them to sleep. After two months of being without her, all the questions stopped. And frankly, Bill was glad for it.

"You've been alone for some time with them and all worked out quite well. On the other hand, you've been alone yourself. Don't you think you should see someone?"

"I don't think so. I'm the president, you know how hard would it be for me to find someone and after all, I don't really have time for that."

"Whatever, just think about hiring this lady, she's been great at her work, " said Thomas and left Bill in the Oval with the file of a young lawyer, Hillary Rodham.


Bill was reading the paper John left for him. She's been at Yale, yet they never met. But of course, he knew about the popular Hillary Rodham, the greatest student, with the greatest opportunities. Somehow she was left in Chicago at the small law firm.

"Lisa, please, inform John, I went through the paper he got me and I'm accepting his offer of employing Miss Rodham."
Hillary was scrolling down the Hillary was scrolling down the page, looking for a vacation. She's been waiting for Robert in the café for Half an hour. She was about to leave when she saw him enter.

" I'm really sorry, there was an accident and I couldn't get here any sooner, " said Robert at which Hillary just rolled her eyes.

"Sure, as always everything comes first, but me."

" You know that it's not true."

"Whatever you say. I wanted to talk to you because I really have enough. I don't want to live like this for the rest of my life. We've been together for five years and nothing has changed. I've accepted the offer I've been given in Washington and I'm leaving next week."

" You're kidding, right? So after five years you just leave me like this?" Robert couldn't believe his ears.

"Why is it so surprising? After all, you're going to Paris for next three months. Not that you asked me about my opinion, you just decided yourself! " Hillary was really taken back. She knew it wasn't going to be easy, but her situation was the same as his.

"So that's it? We just broke up like this? You know what? You're right! You're saying I've been working all the time while you've done nothing but the same. I can tell, there are no feelings in this relationship, I've been just a good fuck to help you took your mind off your work for few hours!" He was furious, not minding to show it in front of many many people in the café.


At this point, Hillary stood up, split the hot coffee she had and left him there.

"I'm glad you broke up with him. I didn't like him anyway," Lara said.

After leaving Robert, Hillary asked Lara if she could stay with her for few days. Hillary sold her apartment after moving in with Robert, and since she would be leaving for DC, buying an apartment was the best idea. After all, she'd be staying there only for a week.

"I know, I should have done it a lot earlier, but I'm glad I've done it at least now. The idea of staying in this relationship for the rest of my life? Naaaah....," and the girls laughed. They've drunk the wine, talked till the dawn and for the first time in years, Hillary felt finally free.


"Have you got everything?" Lara asked.

"Yeah, I do. Thank's for dropping me at the airport. It's time for a new life. I'll talk to you as soon as I land. Bye!" The two hugged and Hillary left for Washington, looking forward to the finally changing her life, hopefully for the better.