Here is 55 word entry for Bekah Shambrook's contest: Ice. Hat tip to Anna Meade for promoting it (go read her story).
Diamonds dripped like tears around her neck, glittering beneath the flashbulbs. Turning, she smiled, teeth gleaming, eyes dry.
Your choice, a voice whispered. Her heart stuttered. The crowd shifted. Was that him standing amongst her screaming fans?
No, he was too proud. She’d chosen fame, not him. Not love.