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The Executor's End

by Heimlich VonVictor
Difficulty: Stupendously hard
City: London


Baron Rudolph Schmidt has died and his will has left someone very unhappy - or perhaps it's just the executor of estate they don't care for. Which is it? Better find out fast, because you might be next...


"Detective [DetectiveName] you must come quickly! The Baron is dead!" Not a particularly wonderful way to be woken up at 4 am, but still my curiosity got the better of me and I decided to get dressed and drive to the address the man gave me over the phone.

Hours later, when I was driving over a dirt road in the middle of the woods, I began to wonder if I had taken a wrong turn or if I was being set up. The news had been all over the papers of course: "Baron Rudolph Schmidt Gravely Ill". London had been ablaze with talk over the German Noble who had come to London with a fortune that would make any royal bow down.

I saw a large sign posted against a tree ahead that I couldn't quite make out. As I drove closer I could see it clearly said, "YOU ARE ENTERING THE PROP...