The Winning Prompt by the MANHUNT SANCTUM in Earnesty Community’s Mystery Party:
The children of a particular town with no shortage of “haunted” places enjoy the local ghost stories. It is a rite of passage to seek out the haunted locations for a good scare, and a test of courage. The games played are normally harmless, yet one day a body shows up in a manner similar to one of the popular tales. The victim is an innocent child, creating shock and horror within the community. How could such a thing happen? The murder scene is particularly gruesome, enough to bring tears to the eyes of the most experienced of authorities.
Paranoia spreads among the locals, making the murder investigation more difficult. The assigned to the lead on this case is reluctant to take it on but wants to see justice for the young innocent. He knows it’s not a ghost because…
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