Craft a story about a key witness to a crime who also turns out to be the culprit.

This prompt brings into focus the themes of deception, guilt, and fear of discovery. The protagonist’s struggle to keep their involvement hidden while dealing with internal conflict can lead to overwhelming tension and suspense. Furthermore, it provides the opportunity to explore the character’s strategic decisions and their subsequent unravelling or, on the contrary, a perfect crime.

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