“Astounding Holmes” said I, “You’ve singlehandedly brought to justice the most prolific serial killer of our time! Whatever made you suspect her?”


“Oh my dear Watson” he replied, rather condescendingly I thought, “How many times have I told you that when we eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth? I simply deduced that it would be utterly impossible for her to be present at all those murders and have nothing to do with any of them. And, if I may say, you were really the one who brought her to my attention”


“But Holmes, how so? I don’t believe I’ve ever done anything of the sort”


“Well Watson, some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it, and, if it weren’t for your incredible capacity to watch that unutterable drivel every day, I’d never have heard of Jessica Fletcher”.


This is a preview. Register or Log In to view the full content.
Charity Reed
Apr 28 2020

Log In or Register to Like.