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[sic]: a small town murder mystery by Kelly Scott

[sic]: a small town murder mystery by Kelly Scott

Author:Kelly, Scott [Kelly, Scott]
Language: eng
Format: epub
Tags: teen-fiction, suspense, literary fiction
Published: 2012-08-16T22:00:00+00:00


22. Immaculate misconception

Now

“Well?” I ask him. “Is Eureka a terrible idea, or what?”

“Maybe,” Mr. Aschen answers. “There must have been a better solution than getting rid of all his work.”

“Sure, he could have quietly quit, but you’re missing the point. If Steven planned to be soft, to go easy, then he never would carry through. Eureka adds pressure; we add pressure. People aren’t very good at changing themselves, but they can be if they work together. Steven’s answer wasn’t the best possible solution—the best solution takes more than fifteen minutes. But, this is the solution that’ll actually get done.”

Mr. Aschen only nods, expression indecipherable.

“It happened to me, too—when I got tagged,” I say.

*

Senior year, December



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