When is murder not really a mystery? When it’s used to gild the ugly facts of life. When it’s something that happens to other people. When it’s merely a vehicle to move the story along.
Of necessity, a survivor’s world is a small and linear one, while the human world is large and involved. Eventually, a survivor must peek outside of her world and see her place in the larger one, feel the impact she makes on other’s lives. See situations with a broader view. Otherwise, she remains a victim.
Not Really a Murder Mystery is a journey from victim to survivor, with stops at emotional dependency, blatant prejudice, scary creeps, and super monsters. We might see a few bodies along the way.
So come on, get into the car.
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