The Trial, Part 7

The Trial, Part 7

Read part 6 here. *The atmosphere in the courtroom is noticeably changed. The cloud of dread that often hangs over the chamber has taken the day off, and the sun cheerfully peeks in through the window. There will be no arguments today. Only a few formalities.* Justice...
The Trial, Part 6

The Trial, Part 6

Read part 5 here. EVERYONE, RUN! Dr. Heliogabalus: “Oh, it’s too late to run anywhere, Mr. Horne. This courtroom is locked up like a bank vault. There are no windows and no emergency exits. And the only weapons allowed are carried by the bailiff—ME!”...
The Trial, Part 5

The Trial, Part 5

Read Part 4 here. *Mr. Horne ascends the witness stand* Bailiff: “Mr. Horne, do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?” I do. Bailiff: *Glares* Uh…excuse me? Bailiff: “Are you quite sure you are capable of telling...
The Trial, Part 4

The Trial, Part 4

Read Part 3 here. *Prosecutor Downarrow’s office is a harsh kind of clean, and Mr. Devil’s Advocate is already eyeing the door.* Mr. Devil’s Advocate: “Drop the act,...
The Trial, Part 3

The Trial, Part 3

Read Part 2 here. *Dexter, the talking chinchilla, takes his place on the witness stand.* Bailiff: “Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.” Dexter, the Talking Chinchilla: “…”...