by Gone Awry almost 8 years ago
Daring to be noticed for the first time in her life, she pushed back her chair and stood up. "*ahem* Ladies and gentlemen, i do believe an error has been made." she said. everyone looked in her direction, and she could feel her cheeks burning. Her english was soft, lilting, with a formal accent no one could place. "Mr. Devon was there on the night of December 13th." she said, growing louder so she could be heard by the entire courtroom. Even the judge was afraid to breathe. "The evidence presented suggests a robbery, does it not?" Celine said, nodding at the accused. "Yes, Ms. Trent, it does." croaked the witness. "look at the accused's right wrist." she directed, motioning for the defendant to raise his arm. A silver watch glittered on his wrist. "The only thing not recovered in the search." she said triumphantly as the accused sat. three hours later, the judge slammed his gavel on the wood. "The defendant is found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole."