Ghost (1990) (part 4 of 8)

A few days later (I think), Carl helps Demi go through some of Patrick’s belongings, figuring out what to keep and what to throw away. Patrick sits on a window sill watching them. I guess he’s been taking lessons at the Nate Fisher School of How to be a Dick in the Afterlife, because when Demi saves a pair of concert tickets in a shoebox, he whines that they “hated that concert!” She also hangs on to Patrick’s Little Black Plot Point, much to Carl’s chagrin.

Along the way, we find out she’s even keeping a half-empty pack of Rolaids. “What are you doing?” Patrick sighs in exasperation. Oh, I’m sorry that she misses you, and is holding on to little items that aren’t worth much to anyone else, but can remind her of the good times you had together. Dick.

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Jessica Ritchey

Born in Western North Carolina, Juniper was discovered in a filthy shack in the lovely Blue Ridge Mountains, speaking a made up language to a tattered rag doll, her only companion. Her social skills have improved little in the intervening years. She is currently making flailing efforts at being a freelance writer. One of history's supreme procrastinators she plans on writing a book about it someday.

Multi-Part Article: Ghost (1990)

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