Fantasy Drabble #122 “Good Cop, Bad Cop”

The Detective sat, shaking his head. He’d interrogated the suspect long enough that Officer Kloss was getting tired of standing. “What now, Boss?”

The suspect grinned, thinking he had them beat. “I told you you was wastin’ your time.”

The Detective turned to Kloss, said: “Bring in Orelia.”

“Yeah, who the fuck is Orelia? She gonna blow me?”

Orelia had been waiting in the hall. The reveal was well-practiced. Her cloak absorbed all light, giving off only menace. All that showed of Orelia herself was the white glow of her irises.There are more frightening-looking witches, but not many.

“Not exactly.”

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