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The Heist of the Red Sparrows

A tale from the shadows

By Michael BivensPublished about a year ago 1 min read
The Heist of the Red Sparrows
Photo by Linus Sandvide on Unsplash

In the moonlit shadows, the Red Sparrows plotted. Rook led them, his eyes gleaming with audacity. The Abbey of the Night Sisters beckoned them - riches and prized relics called out to them from within.

They slipped through darkness, each step a heartbeat. Fingers danced, avoiding traps and disarming locks. Success drew ever nearer, anticipation mounting.

Never an alarm that shattered the silence. Guards never surged forth to threaten their prize. Chaos would not erupt this night.

They weaved through halls, agile and unseen. Time dwindled, stakes escalated. The air pulsed with tension, a symphony of danger.

Rook snatched the Auric - an artifact of puzzling power and complexity, and much more. Triumphantly, they escaped into night's embrace, towards the city unaware.

Dawn's light revealed the heist's legend. Whispers carried their names, admiration and fear intertwined.

Yet, the question would linger - what of the relic's fate?

The thieves would vanish, their stored etched in back alley infamy. A reminder that heroes and villains were two sides of the same coin in the shadows.

And so, the Abbey of the Night Sisters stood weakened, its treasures stolen, a testament of the Red Sparrows audacious feat - a testament to the art of the heist.

Fantasy

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Michael Bivens

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