Lamb to the Slaughter

Lamb to the Slaughter

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Mary Maloney kills her husband Patrick because he is leaving her.

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  • “Darling,” she said. “Would you like me to get you some cheese? I haven’t made any supper because it’s Thursday.”
  • “But you must eat! I’ll fix it anyway, and then you can have it or not, as you like.”
  • “I’ll get the supper,” she managed to whisper, and this time he didn’t stop her.
  • Mary Maloney has been patiently waiting for her husband Patrick to come home, she notices something is wrong and so she asks him. 
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  • She keeps asking if he is okay and wondering hat he would like for dinner he doesn't answer but he does tell her to sit down.
  • “Quick! Come quick! Patrick’s dead!”
  • He finally breaks and tells her that he is leaving her, she doesn't want that to be true so she says that she is going to make him dinner to act like every thing is normal.
  • "Why don’t you eat up that lamb that’s in the oven? It’ll be cooked just right by now.”
  • She goes down into the basement and into the freezer to get some meat an walks back up stairs and he says that he is leaving, that he is going out so she hits him over the head with the lamb leg.
  • She "finds'' him dead when she gets back from the grocery store and calls 911.
  • She tells the policemen to eat the lamb leg because she is not going o eat it so she just told them to eat the evidence that she used to kill her husband.
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