Lost and Found

****Previously Henry made a phone call. Click the link for the last installment of Vivid Black – The Call

“Dammit Jones! Get those files found or I’ve gotta go to Ray with this.”

“Henry, I don’t know what’s going on. Results are in each files. Those sheets had to be removed one by one.”

Henry angrily scrubbed his face. The photos showed an oval black smudge on the right cheek of each victim. The shape was good for a fingerprint. It could be grease, coal dust.  The trace analysis could  ID the killer. The crisis of lost or misplaced paperwork was a cauldron on the verge of boiling over.

He heard paperwork shuffled.

“Wait wait! God… here they are.”


20120820-230907.jpgVelvet Verbosity’s 100 Word Challenge presented the word “Crisis” as inspiration. Trying to resolve the cliffhanger I doubled up with two quick posts so I would get lynched. 🙂

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The Call

****Previously Henry had discovered a clue. Click the link for the last installment of Vivid Black Exposing Fury (Finding Answers)

Phone snatched, he dialed the morgue.


“Yeah, Jonesie?”

Don’t call me Jonesie.  ‘Sup?”

“I’m lookin’ over the files. I found something.”


“Where’s the trace analysis from the victims?”

“What? It’s not there?”


TrifectaFor Trifextra Week 53 we have this prompt:

For the weekend prompt we’re asking for exactly 33 words of dialogue. I’m leading you on a bit more with the previous cliffhanger in Vivid Black. Some answers are on the horizon. 🙂

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Posers and Imaginations

*****Previous installment of Vivid Black – Deep Grief


It wasn’t the first time Henry  grabbed a difficult case. The media had spun this one out of control. Unfortunately the murders had happened on a“Zombie Gauntlet Challenge” route. There weren’t any zombies. Just posers and unleashed imaginations.


Linking up with trifecta and the 33 word weekend challenge.

This weekend’s prompt is a return to the 33-word formula. One of the earliest Trifextra challenges asked you to complete a story of which the opening five words had been given. And that’s exactly what we want you to do again this weekend.
Complete the following story in 33 words:
‘It wasn’t the first time.’ (The five words are not to be included in your 33 words)