Several weeks pass. He discovers that this time the lover is a member of the academic staff at the university.
One normal day he’s at his desk in his office at church when the phone rings.
It’s a mutual friend:
“I’ve got your wife with me. Would you come round, there’s something she needs to tell you.”
Normality forgotten and heart pounding he’s in the car and driving to…who knows what…
She seems sad.
“I’m really sorry…I know this is going to hurt you…I should have been more careful…I’m pregnant with my lover’s child…