No. 457

“Here’s the thing. Remember when I said that I’d haunt you forever?”

“Yes,” I told the ghost of my friend, Alan.

“Well, I’ve been offered a better deal. I think I’m going to take it,” he said.

“So, you’re not going to be around much longer?” I asked. “That ‘forever’ went by pretty quick. It was what? Three weeks?”

“I know,” he admitted. “I’m sorry. It’s just. You know. An opportunity.”