"Hi Honey!" Sebastian frowned when they heard their overly-cheerful mother on the opposite line. They braced themselves for another tedious conversation.
"Hello, Mother. How are you?"
"I'm just fine, darling! But..."
Oh boy. Sebastian knew that tone and grimaced.
"But what Mother? Are you short a man again?"
She giggled. "You know me too well, baby doll." Her tone turned serious for a moment. "We need your help. This heist could net us up to 2.3 million."
Sebastian paused in mid sigh. "Two point three?" That was the biggest target yet.
"I know, right?" The excitement in her voice was clear and infectious.
Before they could control themselves, they agreed. "I'll help. But only after finals."
"That sounds like a fair deal to me. I'll see you in a few weeks. Bye darling!" There was a click and a thick silence filled Sebastian's dorm room.
What had they gotten themselves into?
Two weeks later, Sebastian was strolling through Zurich Airport headed toward his flight to America. Th