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The Iron Pendulum continued…

Lights flashed red and blue, reflecting on the ceiling and down the dark passageway. Shadows ran in fear as they were chased by flashlights pointing sharp beams left and right. Radios chattered in excited animation, the discovery heightening the sense of drama. The first responding officer turned his grey etched face back to the large green dustbin in the alley and emptied his guts into its orifice. An older officer watched in dismay and gave him a hard slap on the shoulder. Sympathy in small doses. The older officer knew the feeling of the first find. Stomach wrenching visuals that this poor sap would never erase from his retinas. The sound of approaching footsteps took his attention away from the young officer and he turned to greet the suits wading through black and whites, making a grim determined bee-line towards him. Continue reading