Going Missing (128 words)
She hesitated at the door to the corner shop. There were only two minutes before it closed for the night, and she desperately needed cocoa powder, but she couldn’t move. The poster had nailed her to the spot.
MISSING: Luca Brevig
26yo blond male, 5’6”
Last seen, Salford Royal hospital, 26/12/12
Any information, call: ####
The picture was old, and hadn’t come out well in the photocopying. Marina had obviously gone back a long way to find a picture of him without bruises. Still, Gutter took it and carefully folded it into her coat pocket just in case a neighbour got suspicious. She thought about sending an anonymous message, let the woman know that Luca was gone forever, or feed her some false information.
Then again, Marina hadn’t bothered to offer a reward.
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