neelwrites/bloodyx-mas/100wordwednesday/flash/shortstory/100words/23/12/2017

100 Word Wednesday: Week 50

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A BLOODY X-MAS

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Photo by Brooke Lark

By Neel Anil Panicker

Inspector Sharma pulled himself away from the body.

His eyes centred on the table.

Arrayed in neat rows were small saucers filled to the brim with cubed fruits. An eclectic range of tall multi-hued glasses stood vigil next to them like poker faced foot soldiers in full royal regalia.

One particularly held his attention.

An half-filled glass of orange juice.

He knew he was staring at the murder weapon.

Slowly letting out a muted half whistle, he turned around.

Facing him were five men and one woman, all under twenty.

One among them was the murderer.

©neelanilpanciker2017 #flash #fiction #shortstory #100words

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1 thought on “neelwrites/bloodyx-mas/100wordwednesday/flash/shortstory/100words/23/12/2017

  1. Yikes! Murder weapons on the Cocktail Table…..a few of these murderous drinks were passed around this week — sounds like you guys know what the kids are up to these days, their nefarious ways 😉 Thank you for joining us this week and hope you had a very Merry Christmas!

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