Ghosts. There Are Ghosts. (Complete Story)
Father Wentley is surrounded by ghosts. They've come to his church, and they're trying to tell him something. What is it they want from him?
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That’s what I said,” Father Albert Wentley said into the phone. “There are ghosts.”
There was a pause while he listened to the voice on the other end of the line. He looked at the door to his office. He looked at the window, shades drawn. He looked at the desk.
“Don’t tell me it sounds crazy. First of all, I know it sounds crazy. Second of all,why does it sound crazy? It shouldn’t. We believe in spirits, after all. We believe in souls. We believe in an afterlife, and ghosts are part of what comes… after… life.” He deliberately slowed down his words for the last part, emphasizing what comes next.
He looked at the pen that he tapped in his hand. He looked at the door again. He didn’t turn his eyes forward to look in front of his desk. “I know that it’s not traditional doctrine. But they are here.”
Pause. Looking around.
Then he spoke again: “I won’t go to a doctor.”
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