A brutal scene greeted Det. James. Blood splattered everywhere, gruesome and dark. But, there were no bodies. None.
Det. James and Forensics scoured the house, gathering bits of evidence. But, still there was nothing, no clues at all. Packing up and walking out the door, Det. James was certain he had missed something. But what?
Something from the patio caught his eyes. Turning around, James saw the carcass of a bright yellow rooster. Feathers littered the patio, a patch of yellow around the dead fowl.
Det. James shook his head. “He’s back. Rooster Man is back. Damn.”
This post is a stab at a story under 100 words. Go to this site, to see other stories.