I couldn’t believe I’d been so careless. She stood there her face frozen in a rictus of perfect horror as she saw the mess I’d created. I hadn’t meant to of course, I’d been a little too enthusiastic in my investigations.
What can I say? When I start on a puzzle I’ll do whatever it takes to solve it. And this really was a tricky conundrum.
“My God, what have you done?”
“Looking for what you saw.”
“What do you mean?”
“You said she had the most beautiful soul, but I looked everywhere in her and I couldn’t find it.”