| Wow!!!!!!! This story itself is a masterpiece! At first, it seemed to me that Carlos was the 'bad guy" and frankly more suspicious. However, your expert characterization of Juan gave me new insights. From your character development, I learnt the kind of person Juan really was. I didn't in any wise expect that. Yes he 'was a man of few was words" which suggested some secrets and mystery. Yet, planning, executing and concealing murder was not anything I expected of him. However, this is a good thing. The constant surprises and twists in the plot keeps me interested. I want to know what happens next and countinue reading.
I was also surprised as to the person Carlos actually was. His description and conversation with Juan, lead me to believe that he had some hidden motive and would turn out to be the 'villain' in your story. However, despite his character flaws (having several girlfriends and so forth), he proved to be good compared to Juan's intent on murdering his own wife because of jealousy and pride. Carlos' character pales in comparission to Juan's jealousy, rage, lack of love for his own wife( whom he had been married to for over a decade), intent, execution and concealment of murder, feeling of no remorse seeing his dead wife and happy to return to work as normal afterwards.
His wife in turn remained devoted to her wretched husmand till her death. She didn't commit adultery by going with other men, nor is it stated that she sought a divorce. She was truly a devoted wife.
In my opinion, this poem teaches alot on judging others. I prejugded Carlos and Juan and I learnt that I was wrong. They were nothing that I suspected they were be. Juan jugded his wife and his wrong judgement caused the death of an innocent, devoted woman. He believed with all his heart that his wife was unfaithful to him. He later learnt the truth but it was too late. He couldn't bring back his wife. The blood of an innocent person lay on his hands. this goes to show, that we must never pre judge people without finding out the true story. If he had confronted his wife, things may have turned out differently. Instead, he acted drastically and lived to regret it. He may have made one of the worst decisions in his whole life and career because of his jealousy, pride and bad jugdement.
This story is honestly well written and I truly enjoyed it. The many twists in the plot help captivate the reader expertly. Your character development was impeccable. Your story in itself is a work of art which I am glad I had the opportunity to enjoy.
Keep up the great work!!!