(600 words) To Whom It May Concern First, the good news. If you are reading this, you are still alive. Now, the bad news. In 24 hours’ time you probably won’t be! You see, you took something that didn’t belong to you. Oh yes, you likely thought, ‘I’d better take this briefcase to lost property,’ didn’t you? But then curiosity got the better of you. ‘I’ll just take it home first, have a quick look inside, maybe I can find the owner’s phone number. It’ll be quicker that way.’ Pull the other one!