“However, this also brings with it troubling news.” Liam spoke, readying himself for this next phase of the trial.
“Troubling? How so?” Akira asked. I most likely knew where Liam was going with this, but let him speak in his own words first.
“Well, the more uplifting news is that we now have a
“That means that it must be one of the two who were out during that period, which would beyou two.” Liam spoke, pointing at bothMia and Akira.… …… …Once again, the room fell silent, with a new ominous aura looming ove
“Are you saying that she…sacrificed herselfto let us progress?” Urkstin questioned, seeming to get increasingly upset at the idea. Personally I was feeling the same way, but for a much different reason.“That… would explain why the handwriting does not match.” Liam responded, solemnly. Everyone seemed to be getting on board with the idea, which just infuriated me more, to the point where I couldn’t hold back.“B
“I think that I might have theone piece of evidencewe need to convictour culprit.” I responded, feeling a sudden boost in confidence as the words started to form in my head, and the face of a culprit started to come into view. All we needed was one more push, and I had it.“Please do tell then.” Liam allowed, sounding a bit worried and excited at th
“...Congratulations!” The Loudspeaker called out in celebration,“You voted incorrectly!”… …
…The hallways were finally silent.The only thing I could hear were my own footsteps, as I made my way through his familiar prison, on my way to the cafeteria.I was trying to keep my composure, walking in stride, and proper composition, but occasionally a small snicker or bounce escaped me as I neared the room closer and closer, thinking back on everything that had happened. Turning the corner, I could see the door to the cafeteria, and felt my excitement growing exponentially.&n
With that, we all exited the cafeteria, with me leading the way as usual. Most of the team followed, while people like chefs and most of the cleaning crew stayed behind to clean up everything so that no evidence would be left behind. Amber was the only exception, following us as I needed her to clean up specific areas.As we neared the crossroads for the different hallways, I made sure to inquire about something important to her.“Yo, Amber, you made sure you guys cleaned all of thefingerprintsLatest chapter