The Curiously Stunted, Incomprehensibly Disjointed, Perfectly Inadequate Adventures of Nicholas Cornelius Holloway – Episode 94

The rookie snickered.

“Something funny?” said the detective.

“These warrants are a joke right? Elijah (see Carmel), Moses (Egypt, prince, former), Jesus of Nazareth. I mean okay, Moses murdered a guy. Elijah, several hundred. But I thought the deal with Jesus was that he was totally innocent. Never broke any laws.”

The detective shrugged. “Broke the laws of physics.”

“But they’re dead. Or gone. We’re supposed to find these guys?”

“Our department is granted some… latitude in the pursuit of justice.”

“We break the laws of physics.”

“We bend them. We don’t break them. No one’s above the law.”

“One of those guys might be,” she mumbled.

“Pardon?”

“Hungry,” she blurted. “Phew, I’m hungry.”

He grabbed his overcoat. “Come on, I’ll show you the best donut shop in all of space and time.”

“That’s a hefty claim. Infinite space-time means infinite donut shops.”

“Don’t overthink it, rookie. Rule one.”