2006-04-17 0847 Writing: New tale at The Grey Scribe: The Locked Room Mystery

The Locked Room Mystery

My name is Hendrix Last. I’m owner, sole employee and chief bill payer for the Last Private Investigation Agency. If you think that being a PI in your timeline would be difficult, take pity on me. Here in the 24th Century every event is digitally recorded from 38 different angles, scrutinized, cross-referenced and stored for instant playback. Time itself can be rewound, stopped and altered by court order. The dead can be fore-warned, and soon-to-be stolen goods can be moved to more secure locations.
It’s almost impossible to get away with murder, or any other crime. I pick over what’s left; it pays the bills, most months.

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