All Sewn Up/Friday Fictioneers

“What have you got?” Detective Peterson asked the medical examiner when he arrived at the factory.

“An employee found her boss dead on the floor whenImage may contain: indoor she arrived to work this morning.”

“Got a cause of death yet?”

“So far it appears to be an accident, but I’ll know more after the autopsy. My best guess is that he tripped on a large spool of thread and fell headfirst into a spooling machine.”

“Any witnesses?”

“Isn’t that what you’re here for, detective?” He stood up. “Need anything else from me?”

“Nope. Looks like you’ve got this case all sewn up.”

100 Words

About Shirley McCann

Shirley McCann is a tea drinker and avid reader. She lives in Springfield, MO with her two children and five grandchildren.
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10 Responses to All Sewn Up/Friday Fictioneers

  1. Violet Lentz says:

    Very clever play on words. Excellent.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. neilmacdon says:

    You’ve woven a tale


  3. Dear Shirley,

    Love the play on words and snappy dialogue. Nicely done.



    Liked by 1 person

  4. Iain Kelly says:

    Ha, great last line 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. granonine says:

    Oh, great way to end this story 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Sandra says:

    You had me in stitches.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Abhijit Ray says:

    May be spool was kept intentionally like that. Suspect everyone, and trust no one. Inspector is sitting on his behind.


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