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A frantic woman takes the elevator up to the detective’s office to report her child missing. On the way up, the door opens and a man gets in. Just as the elevator starts up, it abruptly stops – stuck between floors. She panics.

Write a scene of what happens before the elevator moves again. Who is this man? Can he help her or is he at the police station for another reason? He could be one of the good guys… or not. Really push the potential for this contained scene.

Leave no more than a 500-word comment below. There are no wrong answers. This is just a writing exercise in a judgment free zone, so have fun with it!

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