A Deal with the Devil

“Wh…what am I doing here?” John asked as he reached the checkpoint. “Let’s see,” the guard said, leafing through a thick notebook. “Ah, John Sedgewick. Here it is. Says here you cheated on your wife.” “Well, to be fair, she cheated on me first,” John said, in his defense. “Be that as it may, it’s still adultery.” “But everyone does it,” he countered. “Which is why Hell is such a crowded place.” “So this is…” He couldn’t quite say the word. “Yes, John, it’s Hell. Didn’t you notice all the fire and brimstone and tortured screams?” Read more