First, they had outlawed makeup and jewellery.
Soon enough a dress code had been enforced.
Their last edict was that houses must be painted white. They claimed that colour was a temptation to the devil.
Painters had swooped down on the town bathing every wall in white. It was almost as if the desert town had seen a slight snowfall.
Everything looked bleached except for one blue doorway which stood out.
They would paint that door every evening only to have it painted over by the next morning. There were no witnesses but they knew it could only be her.
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