Events guy by day — Occasional scribbler of short stories by night
“Will the foreman of the jury please stand? Has the jury reached a verdict?”
Silence descends, crushing me with its weight.
Innocent until proven guilty — that’s what we’re taught. Trust the system and justice will prevail.
What I remember most is the silence. A silence which rang in my ears.
He was a simple man; an elderly bachelor that lived alone in a small flat above his newspaper shop.