Conrad Julius Ecklie (conrad_ecklie) wrote,
Conrad Julius Ecklie

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Theatrical Muse: Week 85: Question 85

Name: Conrad Ecklie

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Word Count: 309

What is the one thing about yourself that you don't want anyone to ever know?

Oh dear, lost our mind again, have we? Let’s make it quick here, even if you aren’t going to see this. This will be the tenth question I will have to burn; I have no joy or sorrow in that statement, then again, neither do I care about it. I, unlike some, prefer to stay uninfluenced on some occasions, especially when I am working. Concentration and dedication are essential to successfully solving a case, and that involves not becoming biased towards it. The evidence will lead the way.

That I’m an orphan and a widower, of course, that is it. I’m parentless and my wife was raped and murdered and I have not remarried. Did I mention my parents were murdered? Oh, yes, yes, yes they were. It’s a very sordid affair, is murder, that’s why I have myself elbow deep in it, it’s been my life for every waking moment since I was eight years old. I have the desire to learn more and more information about it, I do not desire to achieve the undesirable, but I want to achieve the very best I can.

I wonder briefly sometimes, what gives Grissom the sheer idiotic nature that lets him act as he does? Chasing after serial killers, falling for Sidle, hoping that he may, one day, be able to solve some of the puzzles that plague him, who does he think he is? That man really is hopeful. He hopes to help the un-helpable and solve the unsolvable and maybe he might succeed but the odds are stacked against him.

I never want anybody to know what I know. By that, I don’t mean what I know about Science and how to do my job. No, not those things, it’s the other things that people don’t know, will never know, that I don’t want them to know.

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