The Scheme - Part 1The SchemeThe Scheme - Part 14 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
It was mid-afternoon, and Marvin and Harry were in their hideout, looking over the plans to a large villa. Harry marked several windows and the front door. "The security system is going to be a problem, but once we take care of that, we have an in," Marvin said, scratching the back of his head. Harry barely heard him. He was too busy thinking of all the money he would be getting. A small-time criminal like himself was way better off with a professional like Marvin. After a moment, Harry said: "The parents are gone for most of the day, so it should be relatively easy to get the cameras in place. Which of the children are we going to use?"
"Isn't it obvious? The girl is 19, the eldest boy 17. The other is 13. His mind will be the easiest to crack." A dubious smile crossed his lips. "After we have him, the others will follow suit. Let's get to work."
Harry was slightly nervous. He had not done this sort of thing before, and a public school was definitely not his place of choice