©2014 James H. Vipond
CHAPTER 3While planning their 11th anniversary “second honeymoon” trip, Gerald and Deanne arrange to have the twins stay with an uncle and aunt.
After checking in at their hotel and entering their suite for
the first time:
Gerald and Deanne arrive at the party. He is dressed as
“The Disco Phantom”, complete with gold neck chains,
and she appears as “The Invisible Amazon”. They are
surrounded by men and women dressed in a variety of costumes.
Two hours after the Whitakers arrive, another female guest
An employee of the hotel brings out a sack for each spouse.
To everyone’s shock, Gerald and Deanne gradually strip to
nothing, dropping their clothes and accessories into their
respective sacks. With no visible trace left of the
Whitakers’ bodies, both sacks rise from the floor and
begin to float toward the elevator. The crowd hears two
disembodied voices: a rugged but civilized baritone and a cute
but mature soprano.
After they exit the elevator on the second floor, still
carrying the full sacks and unaware that they have begun to
materialize, Gerald and Deanne encounter two women, both of whom
are fully clothed and apparently in their 50s.
Gerald and Deanne finally arrive at their suite. Gerald takes a
glove out of his sack, he enters his four-digit PIN on the
keypad next to the door, and the door unlocks.
Upon entering their suite, Gerald and Deanne find their bedroom