In the exposition, we meet Mrs. Stevenson, the main character, who is worried since she is all alone. Her husband is at work and is coming home late. She wishes for him to be home. Mrs. Stevenson tries to get a hold of him by telling the operator what number she wishes to call. She waits for her call, frustrated.
I am gonna die!
In the rising action, Mrs. Stevenson thinks she has called the wrong number. She hears a plot for a murder and panics. She kept asking who she was speaking to. She tells the operator that the wrong number was called. She didn't believe that it was the office in which Mr. Stevenson worked at. She asked the operator to retrace the call.
The Falling Action
In the rising action, she also had the operator call the police for her. The police said they would take care of things. He told her not to worry unless the murder was for her. She then has the operator call the hospital for a nurse and also tried to call her husband. The nurse could not come and the husband was not answering.
Sorry, I think you have the wrong number.
Mrs. Stevenson realized that she would be getting killed in the climax. She calls the operator several times and anger and stress filled her. She receives a telegram about her husband. She then realizes that her husband planed on killing her. She panics and was shocked of the fact. She worried about her death.
Mrs. Stevenson, in the falling action, claimed that she heard noises of the murderer approaching. She got angry at the operator's loud voice and told the operator her situation. She also recalled the time and asked the operator of the time. The operator said it was 11:15, the time of the murder. The 11:15 train suddenly passed as the murderers had planed.
Uh....What time is it....
The murderer approached the upstairs room . Mrs. Stevenson then died. The police then called Mrs. Stevenson, though she did not answer. The murderer, who happened to be the husband of Mrs. Stevenson answered. He claimed that the officer had gotten the wrong number. The officer believed this, then hung up.