There is a particular Detective Conan quote that I like. It goes something like: “A detective who uses his deductive powers to corner a suspect and then does nothing to stop them from committing suicide is no better than a murderer himself.” and I believe it to be uttered by Shinichi Kudo (correct me if I’m wrong).
Anyways, you can see from what he said (and from how most of the cases go, including that New York Case–the one that shows Shinichi’s second correct deduction) that Shinichi does not think that a suspect’s death is justifiable–no matter what crime was committed.
Throughout the series, Shinich (or Conan) works hard to apprehend the suspect and bring him (or her) to justice, and he doesn’t resort in killing or allowing the suspect to die. This is one of the things that I like about Detective Conan. Justice isn’t served by letting the culprit die. It is served by deducing who the culprit is and putting the culprit to jail where he (or she) can serve his (or her) sentence and repent for the crimes he (or she) has committed to the community, country, and so forth…
I believe Ran knows Shinichi as someone who does not view death as the answer, and which is why, in this file, Ran intervenes with a possible sniping of the man who had them in the mercy of his gun and his bombs.
The case doesn’t end with this file, however, and I will not divulge the details of this file. You would have to read it to find out (and you can do so by heading on over to our Online Manga Viewer). Unlike most of the DC Cases, this one would be four files in length. However, there would be no Detective Conan manga update next week. The next file would be out on the 27th.
Anyways, File 773 is entitled “Possible Sniping” and it would be easy to deduce why this file is given that title. The reasoning behind the nicknames will also be explained here, and boy, the explanation is “deep” (to some extent).
Anyways, that’s all for now. Until the next post, dream on; fly on!