100 Word Wednesday: Week 50
A BLOODY X-MAS
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.
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