If you've a sniff of the answer, click the title to leave a trail.
They follow but your dummy scent
I'm off and they lose where you went,
What tracks you took, they're off and gone
Away a stone is close but left anon
Until I bring the light, my move demands
That you will understand.
'I sent a dummy?'
'No, your dummy scent.'
'What did my dummy send?'
'Nothing in the slightest!'
Riddle Answer A Throw
scent I'm off and they lose where you went - to throw someone off the scent.
what tracks you took, they're off and gone - to throw someone off the tracks.
away a stone is close - a stone's throw away.
until I bring the light, my move demands that you will understand - to throw an amount of light on something.