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Head in hands, he leaned forward with his elbows on the cherry wood desk, deep in thought. "This is a job big enough for the FBI," he muttered, staring down at the parchment spread before him.
"If only they handled scrolls," his partner said from a nearby desk. She was typing furiously on a computer when the door of the small office swung open.
"I've got it!" the man said, triumphantly, holding out a well wrapped roll.
He hastily cleared off a cluttered desk and carefully unrolled the illuminate scroll. The woman secretary gave him an excited nudge. "This may be it!"
"This is how the birth of Christ came about..." the first man began to read. "Yes, this is it! We'd better hurry!"
Copyright 2012 by Kate W.
(5 words: nudge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, roll, illuminate, Christ)