So many mysteries await to be quested! Soon I can integrate cold cases harmoniously within a slate of exciting subjects. As one cold case is nigh to being archived and prepared for the politics that accompany the final mile, a world once again opens up for me, and I think for many of you.
I’ve been messaged by those who are glad to see me write about other quests again– Fenn’s Treasure, God’s Gold, Alexander’s soma, missing people, planes and ships around the world . . .yes, even the truth behind Groisse Fuss– pardon my Yiddish. They got tired of the dark world of old murders and forgotten mayhem.
I understand. It is a draining world, this cold case, but the potential to cracking the mystery of a nasty serial villain is too inviting to forego the pursuit for those of us who love to crack a mystery. It can become overwhelming, and in doing so we can lose sight of proportion. Having been allowed to step back now, I can see once again how broad and inviting the horizon is.
In the upcoming months, between the less macabre mysteries, Cold Case will include a study of The Doodler Murders, a very intense preliminary on Jack the Knife– Cleveland Torso Murders. And hopefully, NORCAL Rapist. The last one is iffy because it is dependent on those involved coming forward with information.
In any case, the mysteries that await are fit for Spring– perfect for getting out and tackling real life adventure.
They are also a better fit for a happier attitude. Toxic fandom got pretty heavy with one cold case. Popularity is a two-edged sword. Becoming a clearing house for toxic fans became counterproductive and draining.
What mysteries do you think need more of a spotlight on them?
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Since 1990 Gian J. Quasar has investigated a broad range of mysterious subjects, from strange disappearances to serial murders, earning in that time the unique distinction of being likened to “the real life Kolchak.” However, he is much more at home with being called The Quester or Q Man. “He’s bloody eccentric, an historian with no qualifications who sticks his nose into affairs and gets results.” He is the author of several books, one of which inspired a Resolution in Congress.