She was verklempt: those little whisperings; those rumors of bizarre deaths were true! Weapons as diverse as nightshade and a vegetable peeler! Necks wrung; blood suctioned out! Petrified bits of bodies hanging under the bridge!

a story snippet for mlmm’s wordle # 251

wordle words: verklempt (over emotional and unable to speak); little; rumor[s]; death[s]; weapon[s]; nightshade; peel[er]; neck[s] suction[ed]; petrify[ied]; bodies; bridge