“What do you mean, they all tested positive for blood spatter? Every single one…even the children? Why are the patterns inconsistent with the murder…and where the HELL is whatever weapon was used to cut him in two?”
With the phone held tight between his ear and shoulder, Detective Chief Inspector Lucas closed his eyes and massaged his temples with the fingertips of his spare hand as he made barely-legible notes on an already-full notepad. The voice wittered on the other end for a few more moments, transcribed at speed into further layers of complexity in a case so nightmarishly complex his grey hairs were getting the collywobbles and thinking of quitting for an easier life.
“Look, unless there’s been a change in the law which allows me to prosecute an entire village, we need EVIDENCE, so keep looking until you find something I can use.”
This has been part of Ivy’s Six Sentence Stories, and the prompt was CHANGE.
To catch up on preceding episodes, here they are, in order: