The day Archie Anderetti lost his faith started like any other day with his driving to work early to get there before anyone else and on the way he played his Ronco Holy Scriptures for Busy Commuters Narrated by Charlton Heston with the Voice of Eli Wallach as Jesus on the tape deck to meditate over each passage even when he blared his horn and hung out his window to tell that dirty so and so who pulled out in front of him exactly where to go and how to get there while Charlton Heston's impassioned interpretation of the Word filled Archie's heart to overflowing with God's peace and grace up to the moment he floored it past that carload of little old ladies poking down the fast lane with his middle finger flying in the wind and his other hand swerving to make the offramp before the smoke-spewing semi choked traffic the same way Charlton Heston choked Archie up with the power of the Scripture leaving him speechless as he zipped by a pedestrian who was either blind or stupid or both because he stepped into Archie's access to the parking garage right as he regained his voice and said to himself, "It's so true it's just gotta be God's Word," but what finally caused Archie to lose his faith completely occurred just as he was about to turn off the tape when his Ronco Holy Scriptures for Busy Commuters Narrated by Charlton Heston with the Voice of Eli Wallach as Jesus reached verse 16.
The First Shall be Last, and the Last FirstM. Stanley Bubien
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