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A Case Too Ordinary

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“They brought her in. I’m ready when you are,” my partner said.

“Great, let’s do this,” I replied, as I reached for the case file.

This was my first ordinary case in a long time. Too ordinary it felt like fantasy. The day my captain handed me the case, I turned to him and asked, “Is this for real?” He simply nodded in reply and waved me to it.

Honestly, it took me awhile to believe what I was reading. Even when they finally brought the suspect in, I wondered if it was all a dream. “Are you sure there’s no magic involved?” a question I had asked my partner several times, a question I asked again that day.

“No magic. No murder. Just a child. I don’t even know why we’re handling it,” he said.

In my world, evil comes in the form of curses, dark magic, and death…

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7 thoughts on “A Case Too Ordinary”

  1. I really liked your spin on this classic. However part of me is curious now…could Cinderella have been up to no good and the step mother innocent???
    Great story!

  2. This was a lot of fun, about halfway through the story I started getting an inkling of who the little girl might be. I enjoyed the supernatural/fairy tale investigations concept a lot.

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