It is nine o clock,as Billy Weaver has traveled down from London to the city of Bath, and is looking for a place to stay. He asks the porter were to stay, and porter recommends the Bell and Dragon. Billy Weaver spots a sign that says bed and breakfast.
This tea smells like bitter walnuts
He decides to stay because it is fantastically cheap. He is greeted by a nice lady, a little crazy but nice. The bed and breakfast includes a room, and breakfast. The landlady tells him to sign the book as it it is the law of the land.
No my dear, only you.
Has there been there been any other guest here except them in the past two or three years?
As Billy is about to write is name in the book, he notices that only two people have written there name in the book. Gregory Temple and Christopher Mulholland. The names sound familiar and the entries are over two years old.
The landlady gives him tea to drink. As billy drinks the tea he noticed that the tea smells like walnuts. The landlady tells him that the two men never left, that they are still in there rooms.
The landlady tells him that the Gregory and Christopher never left. Billy realized that the parrot never moved. The landlady tells him that the bird and the dog is stuffed. He asks her if there has been anyone has been here for the last two years.
The conflict of the story is man vs man. of the story. Protagonist: Billy Weaver, Antagonist: The landlady. The theme of the story is be careful of who you trust.