“Long Walk to Forever” by Kurt Vonnegut is a narrative of a meeting between two childhood friends, a year after the man, Newt, left for the Army. Newt returns to his hometown and pays a visit to Catharine. When the woman opens the door, she is holding a bride’s magazine in her hands and is surprised to see her old friend. Newt invites Catharine for a walk, but the woman initially refuses him. She informs him that she is about to get married in a week and is very busy. The young man tells her he already knows about her upcoming wedding and that he has gone AWOL from the army just to see her.

The woman does not believe him and continues to refuse to go for a walk until Newt confesses that he is in love with her. Eventually, the woman accepts the walk, ...

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