The intruder alarm had been turned off, the cameras were disabled and the entire place was trashed.
The burglars had managed to escape after cleaning out the cash registers and the cashier was nowhere to be found.
After hours of searching, his body was found… buried under the newly arrived batch of yellow pencil stoppers.
© 2017 Shweta Suresh. All rights reserved.
Written in response to the weekly prompt Three Line Tales. Thanks to Sonya for hosting this challenge. If you are interested in participating in this challenge, please click here for instructions and other guidelines!
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This is my very first attempt at writing a tale of crime and by a lucky coincidence, it turned out to be a drabble in 55 words – popularly known as 55 fiction!
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