"The lamb to the slaughter"

"The lamb to the slaughter"

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  • Exposition
  • Patrick will be home soon! I love his company and being around him!
  • Conflict
  • Hello patrick!
  • ..... I'm divorcing you...
  • Rising action
  • I will make him a lamb leg
  • Mary Maloney loves her husband and will do anything for him.
  • Climax
  • When Patrick came home, he seemed more quiet than usual. This is because he divorces her, leaving her in denial and shock.
  • Falling action 
  • What will it be today Mary?
  • Since Mary is in denial, she goes on with her life pretending that nothing happened. They usually ate out on Thursdays, but she knew he didn't want to go out. She offered him some food but he told her he was not hungry. She got a lamb leg out anyway.
  • Resolution
  • Hehe...
  • Out of anger and shock, Mary came up behind Patrick and whacked him in the head with  the frozen lamb leg. She then hides the body and puts the lamb leg in the oven. She then gets ready to go to the grocery store. In the mirror, she practices what to say so she doesn't look suspicious.
  • Mary Maloney goes to the grocery store to create a witness on her side. She goes to buy peas, potatoes, and cheesecake for "Patrick. She later goes home to pretend that she just found out that Patrick was dead. She calls the police and they start their investigation.
  • Beans and potatoes please.
  • The police investigate for a long time and cannot find any clue to how Patrick could've died. Mary had the lamb leg in the oven still, and she insisted that the cops eat it. They ate the lamb ,not realizing that they had eaten the evidence.
  • I wonder where the weapon could be...
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