Swamped Chapter 28 Page 5

“What exactly do you want from me?” you ask. “You’ve already had plenty of chance to search my things, haven’t you? So what exactly did you find that you think I used to poison your people?”

“I didn’t say I thought anything yet,” Crosswinds snaps back. “I want to hear your side of the story, and then see if it fits the facts.”

Well, you can think of one thing. The poisoning probably didn’t start today.

“I’ve only been in the swamp since this morning. How long’s your problem been going on?”

Crosswinds is giving you a fierce glare.

“Since this morning. And how much of that time was in our fortress, hmm?”

You’re not sure where they’re taking this line of questioning, but you’d better think about your answer. Just how truthful are you going to be here?

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i was over by the other one first, took a couple hours to get here

You guys live in a rotting wooden shack in a swamp. You’re probably covered in poisonous slime right now. What’s so scary or different about today’s poisoning cases?