The sun was slowly rising on the Island and the seagulls started to fly about. The coastal town was slowly bursting into life. It may be October but it wasn't cold. Grace shut her door and headed out into the streets and towards the Island’s Sunkern Gardens. She arrived at the entrance to find a few police cars parked outside. "Ma'am, you can't go in," came a voice. Grace peered into one of the cars and saw a cop. "What's going on?" she asked. "I can't divulge that information," the cop said in abrupt and rude manner. "Cordon off the gardens. No one comes in or out," said a voice over the walkie talkie. The cop undid his seat belt and opened his door. "Move along ma'am," he said as he started to tape off the entrance. Grace was puzzled, what could be happening in the gardens she thought. She shrugged it off and headed off around the outside of the park and to the beach. She turned the corner and yet again more cops were blocking the other entrance into the gardens. She continued past them and overheard words like mechanical, gadget, shocking. What could it mean? She knew she had to have a better look just to satisfy her curiosity, so she darted off down a side road and climbed up one of the trees that over hung into the gardens. She slowly crept her way across a branch and dropped behind bush. She ducked as two policemen walked past. She hid behind the bush for about 5 minutes before slowly creeping her way towards the centre of the gardens, ducking and darting out of sight every couple of minutes because of the high police presence. Suddenly some sirens went off which made Grace jump and let out a little squeal. She stood behind the tree, hands covering her mouth as some paramedics went rushing past. What is going on she thought to herself. She got nearer the commotion, but couldn't quite see so she climbed a tree for a better look. There in the centre of the gardens was a giant metal contraption. It looked like it could be a pair of scales, yet they were shaped in a twisted and crazy way. Beneath the scales were two giant barrels. Grace suddenly let out a little gasp as she realised that there were bodies strapped on either side. One was being seen to by the coroner, the other by the paramedics, which meant one was dead, the other barely alive. Grace went to move and lost her footing and fell from the tree. She landed on top of a policeman. The cop grabbed her and put her in cuffs and dragged her over to his boss who was at the contraption. As Grace got closer she was able to make out the two people. NemeJaney was being seen to by the paramedics whilst NemesisRider was dead. "I found this one lurking in a tree," he said. The detective looked at Grace. "I am arresting you on suspicion of murder. You do not have to say anything but anything you do say may be given in evidence, do you understand?"
Who is behind the killing of NemesisRider? Does the Island hold any other secrets?
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