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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:34 pm

Black wrote:Can I make a suggestion about one of the rooms?

The guest house photo. Would it be possible to just have the house without the bench and tree?
I have an alternate shot I can use- I'll pop it in when the game starts :)

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:14 pm

Alright everyone, here's our next case! It ended up being a little long, but I'm pretty happy with it and I think you'll have fun with it!

Who Killed Mrs. Peacock’s Begonias?

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The Drawing Room, 10:02 AM

Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock ushered the last of the ladies of the Arlington Garden Club into the Drawing Room for their monthly meeting. It was her turn to host this year, and certainly wasn’t a task she at all minded taking on. A quick meeting, followed by spending the rest of the morning exploring her many gardens, concluding with a light lunch before everyone went on their way. She was particularly excited for this meeting in particular because it meant showing off her newly acquired and prize-winning begonias to that snobby club president, Mary Cooper. That’ll show her, she figured. Mrs. Peacock was so above snobbery and oneupmanship. The height of vulgarity. She just had to be better than Mrs. Cooper.

As the club members took their seats around the coffee table, Mrs. White served tea, coffee, and even poured a few glasses of wine for those who fancied to partake in day-drinking, certainly not unusual for some of the ladies. She left the bottle on the piano in case anybody should want it, then hurried back to the Kitchen.

Mrs. Cooper raised a hand to call the meeting to order. “Good morning, ladies! We don’t have much to discuss this time around, and I know we’re all very anxious to see Mrs. Peacock’s latest prize-winners,� she said through gritted teeth. “I know I am.� Mrs. Peacock smiled and nodded politely in acknowledgment. “And when will you be unveiling the flowers, Liz?�

Mrs. Peacock stood up, “There’ll be a small ceremony at 11. Press will be there too, of course! I’m very excited. It’s certainly no small event, you know. This makes our chapter of the County Garden Club Society the most prize-winning and decorated of all of the chapters!� The ladies all erupted into applause, happily turning and chattering to one another in excitement. Except for Mrs. Cooper, she noticed. She looked shifty as ever. Was there ever a time when that woman didn’t look shifty? Hmm. No matter. Mrs. Peacock would just keep on smiling. This was her moment.


The Guest House, 10:15 AM

Professor Plum tugged at a power cord attached to the back of a lamp in the rarely-used Guest House in back of the Grange. Mrs. Peacock usually put visitors up in the main house now, and nobody ever stayed long enough anyway to earn them their own house for the night. Waste of space, Plum thought. And why should Elizabeth worry about a faulty lamp in here when nobody ever uses the place? Oh well. He gave another tug, his frustration mounting. This time, it was just a little too forceful. The cord snapped off of the back of the lamp, sending it crashing to the floor and Plum falling backwards and into the wall. D@mn thing. Oh bother.

Suddenly, Sergeant Snow appeared in the doorway, “What’s up? I heard a commotion. Is everything okay?�

“Yes,� Plum sighed, sheepishly wrapping the cord into a spiral then handing it to Snow, “The electrics in this old building could use an update, that’s all. I’ll have to tell Elizabeth.�

Snow examined the cord. “God forbid she should have to buy a new lamp! Haha."

“Quite. I think she has more to worry about today though, what with that garden club meeting, and that woman.�

“I saw the club members arriving as I pulled up,� Snow raised an eyebrow, “But what woman?�

“Mary Cooper.� said the Professor, “The new club president.�

The Sergeant turned towards the door, twisting the cord in his hands. “They would make her president of the garden club of all things. That d@mn woman."

Plum looked puzzled, “You have something against her too?? After she became garden club president she made certain that I wouldn’t be doing the botanical research for them any more. She was good friends with my late wife, you see.� He sighed. "Some people just never let things go."

“She testified before the city council last year to keep me off of the force. That b!tch of a woman almost cost me my job. And they made her the president of the garden club? Ha! At least maybe that’ll keep her busy and out of my hair for a while.�

“Don’t count on it,� Plum said, “You can bet she’s nothing but trouble.�

Snow rolled his eyes and grunted, shoving the cord into his empty holster. Turning to leave, he looked up at Plum and motioned for him to follow. “You know Pete, there’s one thing we could do- now I bet we…�


The Drawing Room, 10:20 AM


As the meeting came to an end and the ladies began to chatter amongst themselves, Mrs. Peacock got up and walked to the door, motioning to Mrs. Cooper.

Mary joined her in the doorway. “What is it dear?�

“Mary, darling,� Mrs. Peacock started, “I just wanted to make sure that you remembered the paperwork to sign me over as the new club president for when you leave for the Caribbean later in the year. I’d like to get that all sorted now so we can focus all our positive energy on the press conference later.�

“Paperwork? Oh no dear, you won’t be taking over. After all, I’ll only be in the Caribbean for a year, just long enough to be with my husband while he finishes his horticultural research down there. I intend on putting our club on a prolonged recess right before I leave.�

Mrs. Peacock was outraged, “Well that’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard! Why choose having zero meetings for almost a whole year over continuing to meet with me as acting president?�

Cooper shrugged, “Because frankly my dear, I don’t think you could hold everything together. We all know how you handle large responsibilities. Too risky. Now let’s just enjoy ourselves, hm?� With that, she rejoined the other club members.

Outrageous! Mrs. Peacock thought, putting on her happy face again as she too rejoined the ladies.


The Kitchen, 10:25 AM

Mrs. White placed the last of the sandwiches on the tray- perfection! A perfect light lunch all set for after the big unveiling of the prized begonias. All that was left was to plastic wrap the tray and store it in the refrigerator for later. Ah, plastic wrap. She had almost forgotten. Opening up the drawer though, she was surprised to find in the spot where the plastic wrap usually was was a canister of toxic insect spray. Oh dear. Now how did that get there? As she went to chuck the spray under the sink with the other chemicals, she made a discovery- the plastic wrap, right there under the sink! Oops. A bit absent minded at times, nothing more, she reminded herself.

“Ohhhh Mrs. White!� Autumn cried, rushing into the Kitchen.

“Dear, what on earth is the matter?�

“I had forgotten it was garden club meeting day. Aunt Liz and her stupid plants. She just has to be a showoff, doesn’t she? And that awful Mrs. Cooper is here. I just can’t have her see me. Ooooh I’m just so mad!� She collapsed into Mrs. White’s arms.

“Why is that?� she asked, holding onto her.

“She’s going to tell Aunt Elizabeth about the time my friends and I trampled her garden. It was late, we had been drinking, and she didn’t actually see me, but she reported Dawn and Berry to the cops. If it weren’t for Sergeant Snow we all would’ve gotten into big trouble. But if she sees me then it might remind her, and if she tells my aunt then I’ll be in big trouble!� She left Mrs. White’s arms and picked up a knife on the counter and began to toy with it thoughtfully, “I just don’t know what to do. I wish I could get rid of her.�

Mrs. White grabbed the knife from her and tossed it into a bowl full of random kitchen utensils. “Now dear, that’s enough of that. There are, you know, perfectly harmless ways of ensuring that she has a chance of leaving you alone…�


The Back Yard, 10:30 AM


Reverend Green clipped away at the overgrown hedges with a large and intimidating pair of garden shears. He was no stranger to gardening; next to the church, he considered horticulture a great passion of his. As he continued to shear away at the hedges, Mrs. Peacock and Mrs. Cooper appeared. “Ah, ladies! Elizabeth, lovely morning we have. Certainly am looking forward to the unveiling of the flowers! And Mary! Lovely to see you, as well.�

“Reverend Green,� Mrs. Cooper smiled, “Always a pleasure!�

“The hedges are looking beautiful, Jonathan!� Mrs. Peacock said, walking up and down the yard. “We just thought we’d come out to see how you’re doing.�

“Well, you know me,� Green chuckled, “I don’t mind the work. Certainly not on a gorgeous and exciting day like today! Which reminds me- Mrs. Cooper, I’ve been expecting the donation to the church rose garden fund that you promised in the mail for the past week and half, but it must’ve gotten lost in the postal system somewhere. I’ll be sure to put in a call to the post office on Tuesday.�

Mrs. Cooper *beep* her head to the side and let out a sigh, “Oh dear- here’s the thing, Reverend. With all of the many exciting garden ventures to be found in Arlington lately, I just couldn’t be bothered to spare you the donation- I’m sorry, really I am.�

Green stopped clipping, stunned. “No donation? Then how do you expect to fund the rose garden? You promised me!�

“Why don’t you just plant your own darn roses if they’re so important to you? Yeesh!� She let out a laugh and marched back toward the house.

Mrs. Peacock looked on at the Reverend in sympathetic disbelief, “Jonathan, I’m sure you’ll think of something.�

“You’re darn right I will. I’ll make her pay for this!� he growled, throwing the garden shears on the ground and hurrying away.


The Dining Room, 10:39 AM

Miss Scarlet and Colonel Mustard were finishing up coffee in the Dining Room when Mrs. Cooper marched in, two silver candlesticks in hand. “Oh, hello friends! Mrs. White was just having me bring these back from the Kitchen.� She set them down on the fine wood dining table. “Excited for the unveiling? Only 20 minutes or so. The press are just starting to arrive.�

“Oh yes, thrilled.� Miss Scarlet said, somewhat sarcastically. “And you seem cheerier than earlier- in the meeting you looked positively stone-faced. Why the change of heart?�

Mary Cooper smiled, “Well let’s just say that I’ve had a revelation about the importance of introducing new and exciting flowers to our club. And the publicity for the group will be immensely helpful.�

Colonel Mustard set down his coffee cup and smiled, “Well I’m certainly glad the excitement seems to be spreading. Those begonias were my birthday present to Elizabeth last year, after all. I never imagined when I was ordering them how popular they’d become!�

“Birthday present for Elizabeth?� Cooper smiled, “How thoughtful. But rumor going around the ladies of the garden club is that the two of you have been seeing an awful lot of each other lately,� she said, motioning to he and Miss Scarlet, “But Mrs. Peacock finding that out would certainly make showing off her precious flowers to a bunch of reporters seem hardly like her biggest worry of the day.�

“Why you!� Miss Scarlet shouted, standing up from her chair. “You wouldn’t.�

“Of course she wouldn’t.� Mustard said, narrowing his eyes.

“Ho hum.� Mrs. Cooper sighed, “See you at the unveiling!� With that, she was gone.

“We’ll have to do something. We have to get rid of her!� Scarlet whined.

“Calm down,� said the Colonel, “I have a few ideas..�


The Front Garden, 11:00 AM

Mrs. Peacock stood in her garden in front of a small crowd. Press people from a few local newspapers scribbled on notepads and snapped pictures. "Welcome, everyone! And thank you all for coming to this exciting unveiling of the newest addition to the famous Arlington Grange gardens- my prize winning begonias!� A large white tarp had been raised in front of the begonia patch.

Polite applause emitted from the crowd, which also contained Green, Plum, Mustard, Scarlet, and Mrs. Cooper. Late, Autumn hurried out the back door and stealthily joined the group near the back. Sergeant Snow monitored the affair from the circle driveway, leaning nonchalantly on his light blue cop car.

“And now, for the moment we’ve all been waiting for!� Mrs. Peacock eagerly reached for a rope attached to the corner of the tarp and gave it a swift tug. Cameras began to flash more frequently as the tarp dropped to the ground, revealing-!

Mrs. Peacock let out a horrified cry. The crowd noise was now nothing but stunned gasps. The garden club ladies all began to gossip amongst themselves, horrified. Mrs. Cooper looked on with a blank, but disbelieving expression. Instead of vibrant, healthy flowers, the begonia patch was full of brown, ugly, and, clearly, dead things.

Colonel Mustard rushed out of the crowd to comfort Mrs. Peacock. “Now how on earth could this have happened??� she cried.

“My goodness!� Professor Plum said, approaching the patch from out of the crowd. “This would appear to be the culprit then.� He picked up the now almost-empty canister of insect poison from the ground near the dead flowers, “Not only would this be toxic to people and bugs- but any contact with plants as delicate as these would kill them in just a few sprays- it even has a warning printed on the label!�

“Murder!� Mrs. Peacock yelled, “Somebody’s murdered my prized plants! You!� she pointed a long finger at Mary Cooper. “Of course! I should’ve known you’d do a thing like this!�

Stunned, Mrs. Cooper retorted, “Oh come on! I know how bad this looks but I’m telling you it wasn’t me!� The garden club ladies began to argue, evenly split over their feelings of her guilt.

Sergeant Snow hurried over to restore order, “Come on now, folks, everyone just relax and stay put. I’ll have some questions for a couple of you- especially you, Cooper.� Mrs. Cooper huffed and crossed her arms.


An Undisclosed Location, 11:45 AM

After her interrogation had finished, Mrs. Cooper went off on her own. A couple of minutes later, she approached her suspect. “I figured I’d find you here.� She started, “I should’ve known it was you who killed those flowers all along.�

“Well what are you going to do about it?� the person asked.

“I’m going to tell, of course!� she laughed, “If you think I’m going to keep taking the blame for this then you’ve got another thing coming!�

“Over my dead body.� the person snarled, lunging at her.

“ARRRGGGG!!!!�

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Mrs. Cooper has been murdered! It’s up to you to discover the location of the meeting where her life was ended, the weapon her killer used, and who the murderer is!

Remember, 3 questions before every deduction for the first round of play. Any suspect may be questioned any number of times.

Good luck!
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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:17 pm

"Who Killed Mrs. Peacock’s Begonias?"

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The Suspects: Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock, Col. Patrick Mustard, Miss Josephine Scarlet, Rev. Jonathan Green, Mrs. Gail White, Prof. Peter Plum, Autumn, Sgt. Parker Snow

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The Weapons: Kitchen Knife, Power Cord, Insect Poison Spray, Wine Bottle, Garden Shears, Candlestick

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The Locations: Kitchen, Front Garden, Drawing Room, Backyard, Dining Room, Guest House

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 1:49 am

EDIT, never mind

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Post by Black » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:30 am

Mrs. Peacock - Are your plants insured by any chance?

Sgt. Snow - what happened to the power cord?

Reverend Green - What happened to the shears?

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Post by Jamie » Mon Jul 06, 2015 1:20 pm

Reverend Green - Where did you go after leaving the back yard?
Colonel Mustard - What were your ideas for getting rid of Mary Cooper?
Autumn - I thought you'd want to avoid Mary Cooper, so why did you appear at the begonia unveiling?

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 3:54 pm

Black wrote:Mrs. Peacock - Are your plants insured by any chance?

Sgt. Snow - what happened to the power cord?

Reverend Green - What happened to the shears?
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Oh goodness, yes. I've made sure all valuable new acquisitions to my gardens are insured since we moved here.

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Well I had finished up interrogating Mrs. Cooper when I realized I still had it in my holster, so I walked to the Guest House to return it there.

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Hmm. I don't know exactly, I remember dropping them on the ground in the back yard, so I assume that's where they stayed.

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 3:58 pm

Jamie wrote:Reverend Green - Where did you go after leaving the back yard?
Colonel Mustard - What were your ideas for getting rid of Mary Cooper?
Autumn - I thought you'd want to avoid Mary Cooper, so why did you appear at the begonia unveiling?
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I walked around the property for a little while to clear my head, then I went to the Drawing Room to make a call to a friend of mine in a garden club in Harvard, a couple towns over from us, to see if he could spare us any funds for the rose garden project.

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Oh you know, just to scare her off really. If that didn't work I suggested that Josephine go to one of the reporters who we knew would be at the event and expose her as a blackmailer.

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Well Aunt Liz expected me to be there, so when I realized what time it was I hurried to go and get changed. That's why I snuck in at the back of the crowd. I don't think she saw me..

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Post by Jamie » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:03 pm

Autumn - Candlestick - Dining Room

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Post by Black » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:08 pm

I think Mrs. Peacock wrecked her own plant for the insurance money. Mrs. Cooper found out and then she had to be eliminated.

Mrs. Peacock - Garden Shears - Back Yard

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:18 pm

Well now, those are two very different deductions.

Jamie, yours first:

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I can tell you that NONE of those 3 are correct.

Black, now yours:

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That's a very interesting one, and very interesting reasoning too. Let's have a look back at the events later that morning:


The Back Yard, 11:45 AM

After her interrogation had finished, Mrs. Cooper went off on her own. A couple of minutes later, she approached Mrs. Peacock, pacing up and down the line of hedges. “I figured I’d find you here.� She started, “I should’ve known it was you who killed those flowers all along.�

Surprised, she whirled around. "Don't be ridiculous! Why on earth would I do a thing like that?"

"To throw the blame on me, no doubt." Mrs. Cooper retorted, "Get me permanently kicked out as president of the club so you could take over. Probably collect the insurance money for those expensive flowers on the side too. Really too brilliant, Liz."

Mrs. Peacock looked down at the garden shears on the ground and sighed. "I can't believe you figured that all out, though. I mean, I was the last person everyone would suspect. And what are you going to do about it?"

“I’m going to tell, of course!� she laughed, “If you think I’m going to keep taking the blame for this then you’ve got another thing coming!�

“Over my dead body.� Mrs. Peacock snarled, picking up the shears from the ground and lunging at her.

“ARRRGGGG!!!!�

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That was an amazingly good and fast deduction, Black! I'll have to start making these things harder :wink: But well done and hope you two had fun for this albeit brief case!

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Post by Jamie » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:24 pm

Wowzer that was fast :shock:

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:26 pm

Jamie wrote:Wowzer that was fast :shock:
I know! And I promise nothing was altered, that was my solution all along haha. Here's the additional evidence I was planning, just for fun in case anybody's curious:


The Kitchen, and then the Drawing Room, 10:52/3 AM

Mrs. White scrambled to put the finishing touches on the light lunch when she remembered the wine bottle left in the Drawing Room. Shouldn’t leave that sitting out, after all. When she went to retrieve it, however, she found the spot on the piano where she had left it earlier empty- the bottle was gone. Certainly she wasn’t getting that absent-minded. Oh well. She’d find the culprit would no doubt be a little more tipsy than everybody else. No doubt about that.


The Back Yard, 10:54 AM

Autumn was seated at one of the picnic tables among the freshly trimmed hedges, talking to somebody on her cell phone. “No. No, we won’t have to worry about that. No, it’s nothing like that. I think my Uncle Pat has the situation under control. And if he doesn’t well.. then I guess I just don’t know.� She hung up. D@mn! It was almost time for the unveiling and she wasn’t even changed. She got up and hurried back to the house, almost tripping over the garden shears still sitting in the middle of the lawn.


The Dining Room, 11:25 AM

Colonel Mustard sat comforting Mrs. Peacock at the Dining Room table. “Now Elizabeth, it’ll all be fine. That dastardly woman will be brought to justice! The Sergeant is interrogating her now.� He assured her.

“I hope so. I just.. right now, I just need some air,� she sighed. “I think I’ll go for a little walk to clear my head.�

“Fine.� Mustard said, “But you come to me the moment she gives you any more trouble.� His gaze shifted to the silver candlesticks as Mrs. Peacock left the room.


The Circle Drive, Sergeant Snow’s police car, 11:35 AM

“Is that quite all, Sergeant?� Mrs. Cooper asked impatiently.

Snow looked up from his notepad, “Yeah, you can go for now. But don’t go far, and don’t leave town- I may need you again.� As she turned and left, Snow remembered the electrical cord still in his holster. Hmm. Better bring that back to the Guest House.


The Front Garden, 11:40 AM

Reverend Green anxiously paced around the garden while Mrs. White watched nervously from the Kitchen window.

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Post by Black » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:46 pm

OMG - sorry about that. I swear it was just a logical guess.

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 4:52 pm

Black wrote:OMG - sorry about that. I swear it was just a logical guess.
You're totally fine! It was just a really good deduction haha

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Post by Black » Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:49 pm

Do we get a confession?

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:54 pm

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"And that's exactly how it happened. I was outraged that she was going to liquidate our club for an entire year, and that I wouldn't be put in charge any more. Then I realized- if I could stand to lose my precious flowers by killing them myself, then I'd not only become the new garden club president for good, but I could collect all of the money that they had been insured for.

I was walking through the kitchen earlier that morning when I saw the insect spray sitting on the counter next to the sink. That's when the plan finally all came together in my head. I snuck out before the press had arrived and sprayed the flowers. Nobody saw me. I was the last person anybody would suspect!

After the unveilling, I left Pat in the Dining Room to go clear my head outside. I was in the back yard when she appeared, horrible, nasty, and accusing. Somehow she had figured it all out. Why, I was so angry, I decided I had no other choice. I saw the shears on the ground, picked them, and did what I had to.

I can't be sorry. I won't be! I'm far too proud for that kind of thing. You should all be thanking me."

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:55 pm

I'm going to be putting together another quick, more compact case soon! Hopefully you guys will enjoy it. Check back for details in a bit! :)

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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:35 am

Mrs. Peacock has agreed to host the annual Arlington High charity marathon to raise money for the high school football team, but when the head coach ends up dead, Autumn, her friends, and a couple Grange regulars are all under suspicion.

"If At Last You Do Succeed"

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The Suspects:
Mrs. Liz Peacock
The proud owner of Arlington Grange, a notable town figure who takes every opportunity to get noticed and advance her place in society. Hosting the Charity Marathon this year would do just that, but also pacify her niece, Autumn.

Berry Lewis
The star quarterback on the Arlington High football team, Berry considers himself quite the ladies man. A senior with low standards and an even lower GPA, he hides his difficult home life behind a killer smile and his prized football jersey.

Autumn Johnson
Mrs. Peacock's niece and senior at Arlington High. Autumn came to live with her aunt ever since her mother, Jack Peacock's sister, passed away two years ago, leaving her all alone. Living with Aunt Liz certainly has proven to have its pros and cons.

Col. Pat Mustard
Lover of Mrs. Peacock, and a few others on the side. The Colonel is no stranger to the action of a battlefield or a football field, though struggles to relax in the boredom of retirement, constantly hanging out around Arlington Grange. He's recently found a new hobby though, in being hired on as assistant football coach at Arlington High.

Dawn Adams
Autumn's best friend "since the 4th grade", as either of them will be quick to burst into fits of giggling and tell you. That is, when they're not busy fighting over a boy or feuding over some other silly something.

Sgt. Parker Snow
In his 10th year on the force, Sgt. Snow is a proud officer of the law, and, as many will attest, one of the coolest and easiest-going cops on the streets, making him sought-after for all the wrong reasons. Current police liaison for Arlington High on the side.

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The Weapons:
Croquet Mallet
Part of an old set, weathered and worn, but still frequently used.

Scissors

Stationary scissors usually found in a large jar of pencils and things kept by the telephone in the Drawing Room.

Candlestick
Antique, silver, and very heavy. "Been in the family for years" Mrs. White always says.

Rat Poison
"ERAZE: Kills rodents quick. Toxic to humans. Contact local poison control if ingested in any dosage."

Paperweight
A staple of Mrs. Peacock's desk in the Study, purchased from an antique shop in town. Or is that the one Mrs. Peacock swiped from F. Scott Fitzgerald's house on that tour? Maybe that's a different paperweight. So many knickknacks in that darn house.

Corkscrew
Usually set aside for bottles of wine and champagne, it was only being used to uncork bottles of sparkling grape juice for when the marathon had finished.

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The Locations:
Dining Room
Plates line the walls, a giant bay window lined with blue glass pieces overlooks the front garden. In an interview for a local newspaper for an article on the Grange, Mrs. Peacock called it her 'friendship window', named so she says because most of the glass pieces were given to her as gifts by friends, though popular opinion says it's because most of those "friends" make her want to throw herself out said window.

Study
It took Prof. Plum almost a year to convince Mrs. Peacock to have a computer put in the Study. "It would take away from the old charm of the room," she protested. Old charm. That whole house was, and is, "old charm".

Garden
The famous Grange gardens span several patches, though conspicuously void of begonias as of late. And why pay for a gardener when Mrs. Peacock has suckers, or rather, friends, like Prof. Plum and Rev. Green to do it for her for nothing?

Drawing Room
Autumn always jokes to her friends about the Drawing Room. "Gosh, where will anybody ever sit? There are only, like, 30 chairs in that room!" Well, 29 chairs, three wastebaskets, strategically placed, and a grand piano that hasn't been tuned since Mrs. P's first marriage.

Guest House
Not used much any more, now more of a getaway from the constant trials of life for Mrs. Peacock, and sometimes, lately, Autumn and her gang, er, friends. After all, the old floorboards are perfect for stashing "paraphernalia of questionable legality" underneath. Dawn jokes that that's what Sgt. Snow would call it. And he does, because he definitely knows it's going on.

Kitchen
Tea sandwiches in the refrigerator, fruit ripening on the counters, and poisons under the sink. What could possibly go wrong? Oh, but it's no matter. The poison is there for a purpose, of course! To get rid of the rats that used to frequent the room. Tasty.
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Post by CluedoAuthor12 » Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:10 am

Hope you enjoy the little descriptions this time around, thought it might add a little something (:

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