THE YELLOW MILE
It was all over now - at least, it would be soon. It had ended years ago in effect , but the final formality still had to be carried out - justice had to be seen to be done, America had to be sure that it had one less killer to worry about. Being more photogenic than the average prisoner, she knew that the viewing figures would be through the roof - she'd recieved over twenty marriage proposals in the past year alone. Maggie couldn't help but be amused by the cult of celebrity that allowed a condemned murderer's death to be broadcast live on national television, and the society that not only lapped it up, but produced people who would actually want to marry a killer. Locked in a cell for 23 hours a day year after year, she learnt to be amused easily.
Emotionally numb, Maggie had long since accepted her fate. Like anyo...
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