A Resignation

      Pete Rizzo
A Resignation

A short story by a guy who wrote a story about himself trying to write a story.Jessica and her friends Tim, John and Susan were fascinated with the famous Lizzie Borden hatchet murders that took place in 1892 at Fall River, Massachusetts. They would have liked to have met Lizzie in person but she died in 1927 in her hometown Fall River, Massachusetts. Jessica and her friends only lived about fifty miles from the Borden's house but never paid a visit. John had this crazy idea they would all spend the night in the Borden's house and try to conjure up Lizzie Borden's ghost and try to communicate with her and find out the real truth if she really killed her father and step mother. Tim being the rich one of the bunch called the owner on the telephone to see if he and his friends could rent out the Borden's house for the weekend and the owner agreed. The others met Tim at his house and brought along some ghost hunting equipment and a ouija board in hopes of communicating with the ghost of Lizzie Borden. Everyone piled into Tim's Bentley and headed to Fall River, Massachusetts with excitement on their faces. As they were traveling down the highway Susan said “After this is all over and we get concrete proof of the killer's identity I'm going to write a book of our experiences at the Borden's house and I'll bet we'll sell a million copies.” “Dream on girl,” chimed in John laughing under his breath. Jessica said “John lay off, if that's her dream let her have it.” “Okay! Okay!” replied John.
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