Bernie read the card again. “The Greed Murder,” he said. We were down on the floor of the box canyon. Sunlight glittered on the high rocky walls and the sky overhead was clear blue. Very pretty, all that blue and gold, but Bernie says I can’t be trusted when it comes to colors. Plus we had an actual gold bar, although how that fit in I wasn’t sure. The Greed Case is kind of complicated, as you may have realized.
“What do you think?” Bernie said. “That the film is about a murder that’s in the Greed movie? Or is it some other murder, possibly real?”
He lost me there. I yawned, a nice big yawn, felt peaceful and relaxed.
“Then there’s another … ” Bernie began, but a voice from above interrupted. A man’s voice, harsh and nasty.
“We got you covered,” he said. “Hands up high.”
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