Marlene's Monologue

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Finally, as the day drew closer for Marlene’s execution, she became more anxious, begging Jerry to save her life. Although, knowing he could do nothing. On the day of the execution, a priest visited her. “I need your help, to prove I am not guilty,” Marlene asked, as he entered the cell. “I am here to talk to you about your soul and can do nothing about your sentence. Your husband is waiting to see you,” the priest said. “Please tell him, I want to talk to him,” she said as tears poured down her face. After praying, he blessed her and then left. Entering the cell, Jerry noticed Marlene crunched over in the corner reminding him of a frightened animal. Rushing to her, he said, “Marlene, my love, you are the best wife any man could wish

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