Killing A Pedophile
Afterwards, he fully expected to be overwhelmed with anxiety, engulfed by the fear of being caught, plagued by the possibility of being prosecuted and put away for life. Or, even worse, facing the death penalty. But, when Mother Nature stepped in and offered a helping hand, destroying any and all evidence of the crime, Dan Sims felt blessed.
There was one thing that bothered him though. He was a little late in putting a stop to this man's vile behavior. By the time Dan got to him, the man was in his mid-seventies; too old to harm anyone, anymore. The damage was done.
So...Why kill him?...What good did it do?...Who did it help?
(A short story - Approximately 9,040 words)