The True Story of Romeo and Juliet

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Kelley Krueger GLST 200/ 10 am/Schur 7 October 2010 The True Story of Romeo and Juliet Awareness came very slowly. It crawled sluggishly, bringing a trail of disjointed phrases with it. Someone was speaking, and their voice was quivering slightly, as if holding back tears. The voice was slightly familiar as well, though it was hard to place. With a great amount of concentration, the voice came more into focus. Strangely, it sounded as if the speaker was talking about…killing himself! " Come bitter conduct; come, unsavory guide! Thou desperate pilot, now at once run on the dashing rocks the seasick weary bark! Here's to my lo-" "What exactly do you think you're doing?" A rather incredulous voice asked. Romeo turned, with the flask still raised to his lips. His eyes attempted to pop out of his skull as he watched his dead wife sitting up on her crypt, looking at him with a slightly puzzled expression. For a few seconds he was frozen. He didn't breathe, he didn't think. His heart refused to beat. His hair didn't even shift slightly. Then his face broke into a broad grin. "That was amazingly fast! I don't even remember drinking it!" Juliet rolled her eyes and hopped off the crypt where her body had been placed. She walked over to Romeo, grabbed the vial out of his hand, and shook it to make sure he hadn't actually managed to drink any of it. She then took a deep breath and jumped him. Romeo still hadn't quite realized what was going on, but was nevertheless happy to reply to his wife's frenzied and rather wet kisses. They would have gone a bit farther than would strictly be allowed in this tale were it not for the fact that Juliet realized that five feet away was the dead and oozing
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2010 for the course GLST 200 taught by Professor Schur during the Fall '10 term at Drury.

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