Following the footsteps, you push open the right window and climb out into the crisp night air. To your right, a beam of light cuts through the thick fog. You hop out onto the wet ground to get a closer look. The window is quite high, but you notice it is tilted inward slightly. Rolling up your sleeves, you pull yourself onto the small ledge and push it open. Inside, you are immediately greeted by shards of broken glass and the strong stench of decomposition. On the counter below, a variety of food items have been left out to rot, and in the corner of the floor a bag of wheat lay torn open.
The cook testified that he was preparing a morning meal in the kitchen when he heard the distressed maid in the Dining Room. He stepped out to see what had happened just as François stood and bolted out the door toward the Salon.
- WHICH ITEM IN THIS ROOM IS MOST SUSPICIOUS?
Strange indeed that nobody mentioned it.