The Final Party — Finish The Story   11 comments

Written for Finish The Story Challenge. My story begins after the photo. For other short stories just click on the blue froggie below.

Finish the story begins with: “As the year wound down to a close, they gathered around the table and raised their glasses.”

 

2014-12-22 - BW Beacham

As the year wound down to a close, they gathered around the table and raised their glasses. Everyone except their host Bill.

The aftermath of this party would make him one of the most famous killers of all time. Seven at once! He could see the headlines now. “Seven people poisoned at holiday party in local mansion.”

He knew he was insane. Hell, he had the papers to prove it! His little party would be the culmination of his perfect little insane storm. They all had screwed him in some manner.

There was his wife Susan. Eighteen years of pure hell putting up with her. That would end soon.

Childhood friends, Mark, Jason, Andrew, and Sam. Friends who had become business partners and then ousted him from the company they had formed.

And finally Beth and Howard the neighbors from Hell.

“Drink up my friends,” he yelled over their laughter.

And they did.

 

 

Posted December 22, 2014 by Danny James in Finish the story

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11 responses to “The Final Party — Finish The Story

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  1. Danny, Looks like his evil plan worked, but does he now have to hide the bodies? That will be difficult. Good and well-written story. He may go to a mental institution though if it’s ruled insanity. Happy Holidays! 🙂 — Suzanne

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  2. This is great DJ. The concept of insanity leads us to accept anything your protagonist may get up to. I did connect with the wife comment though even though I wouldn’t go to his extreme.

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  3. Ah, sweet revenge! I thought you rounded it off perfectly – “And they did.”

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  4. Hmmmm……I like this. It makes you want more. Good one.

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  5. Well done! That was an excellent twist of the tale! Thanks Danny for participating again, and stay tuned for next Monday’s challenge! Be well, and happy holidays to you and yours! ^..^

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  6. Ah.. that was one way to finish get a clean sheet.. and a sweet revenge.. wonder if he would get away with it.

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