1505: Wedding anniversary

When Callista’s husband forgot their anniversary for a third year in a row, enough was enough. Callista planned a murder.

She read every book and article on “How to” that she could find. She even read Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle. This was to be a murder that was fool proof. What is more, she would do it on their anniversary – the fourth he would have forgotten.

In the end Callista thought shooting with a gun was the safest bet. She thoroughly researched the angle of entry a suicide victim’s bullet would enter the head. It was a question of getting into the right position and pulling the trigger before the victim realized what was going on.

The anniversary day dawned. The gun was loaded. Callista waited.

Before long, Peggy-Sue wandered up the garden path. Peggie-Sue came once a week to clean the house. As she entered the door, Callista pulled the trigger.

“You!” shouted Callista. “Your conniving sensuality is the cause of my husband’s infidelity.”

The coroner ruled “Suicide”. And although Callista and her husband didn’t really live happily ever after, Callista was well-pleased.

8 thoughts on “1505: Wedding anniversary

  1. Andrea Stephenson

    All is right with the world once more. You’ve given in to temptation and I now have my regular fix of murder, mayhem and dark surprises back. It’s like dipping into cool water on a warm day or wrapping myself in a blanket on a cold one, what a relief you’re back!

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    Reply

I delight in having my dull life coloured by your intelligent perceptions, your wit, and your vivacity.

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