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The Ides of March in Six

BY TeamSixWords on March 2, 2019
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Beware the Ides of March! One of the most infamous backstabbing stories begins on March 15th, the date Julius Caesar was assassinated by his good friend Marcus Brutus and his fellow conspirators in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. It is a date that symbolizes utmost betrayal and fills us with dread. For SixContest #122, we’re asking for your stories where you felt wronged, betrayed, or harmed in a way that inspired revenge or just left you feeling sore. And please, no murder stories – no one needs to get stabbed 23 times for the sake of six words.

So, were you robbed of a promotion that you believe you rightfully deserved, or did a friend betray your trust and spill your secrets behind your back? Have you caught your lover in an affair, or have you been scammed out of a lot of money? Better yet, how did you get your revenge? Sixer Dena_Priutt shared her greatest revenge story: “Ultimate divorce revenge: married his friend.” Whether you got your payback or just wallowed in despair, we want to hear how you’ve dealt with betrayal or took your revenge in six.

If you'd like to share a backstory (we love reading them!), be sure to submit your entry as a six and include the link here in the comments. Share as many stories as you like, but do post only one entry per comment. We'll give the Sixer with our favorite betrayal/revenge backstory (must be at least 50-300 words long) a shiny new keychain! How's that for just desserts?

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