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Self-Defense

by Nav Logan
Originally published by BookHippo.uk on 14/11/2015

“You’re charged with murder in the first degree. How do you plead?' asked the judge.

“Self-defense, your honour,' I responded. “I thought he was a burglar.'

The prosecution smirked and presented their case. Large glossy photos of the crime scene were displayed before the shocked jury. It was damning stuff, the victim’s body lying there with a dagger sticking out of his red jacket.

Despite a vigorous cross examination, I stuck to my story.

“...And the mince pies on the table, beside the fireplace. You say they were left over from your supper?'

“That’s correct.'

“What about the Christmas stocking?'

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