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Old 10-02-2014, 09:57 AM   #5
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Default Re: Help with a THS Mystery

Originally Posted by Fred Brackin View Post
A locked room mystery can be defined as situation where it is believed no one could have committed the crime at the time and place it is believed to have occurred.
[...]There is the vulnerability that the twist can be spotted early and the whole thing short-circuits but when done right the result is very slick.
If not the solution this could be the major red herring.
When I do this, I try to have at least two ways worked out so that an early discover can become foreshadowing for the "real" one.
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