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Mystery – December 17

“I’m not altogether sure I like cast-iron alibis. They’re the sort that sink quickest — to the bottom of the sea.”

-Horace Rumpole in a 1979 broadcast of Rumpole of the Bailey, which premiered on the BBC on this date in 1975 and later spawned books based on the same character.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist must sink a cast-iron alibi.

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