James H. Vipond
| By the next morning, Gerald and Deanne are
both able to stay visible just long enough to check out of their
Desk clerk: “Did you enjoy your stay, Mr. & Mrs.
Gerald: “Well …”
Desk clerk: “We haven’t found those platinum rings
you reported missing. Say, you don’t know anything about
an invisible couple at last night’s costume party, do
Deanne, turning to her husband: “Jerry, what should we
The desk clerk gasps as Gerald suddenly vanishes. His clothing
is still visible.
Deanne: “This is what happens when we don’t have our
wedding rings on!”
Invisible!Gerald: “You’re right, Deanne. My fault
for leaving our rings in plain sight!”
Then Deanne vanishes, just as her husband did. Her clothing is
Invisible!Deanne: “Let us know when you find our wedding
The desk clerk faints in shock as two apparently empty sets of
clothes leave the hotel with luggage in tow.
Invisible!Deanne: “This is not quite how I wanted to spend
our 11th wedding anniversary!”
Invisible!Gerald: “When our taxicab arrives, let me do the