Ezekiel collapsed against the wall. His wrist was a chafed, bloody mess. If he was not careful, he was likely to pull his hand clean off. But he was so close! There must be some way. His left hand was free. If he could free his other hand, all that would remain would be his feet. But then, how would he free those?
The Dayman sat in the same chair, with open chests around him. Different people hung around the room, chatting in low voices. Dalen walked across the room, took out the bag, and dumped the jewel into the Dayman’s outstretched hand.
‘Is that all? You frightened me half to death!’ He made his way to the door and summoned someone outside. ‘Bring your tools, I have a job for you,’ he called through the doorway.
Lock picking is a skill that every antique dealer needs to know. It is pretty easy to pick a lock on doors and padlocks with tumblers. There are probably many ways to pick a lock, and terms for lock picking skills that i do not know about. I just know what works for me.
Slim Jim or Slim Shim. Another basic tool for locksmiths is the slim shim, a flat spring steel that has a notch at its bottom portion. It is used to open automobile doors without the use of neither key or Locksmiths tool by sliding in between the glass of the car window and the weather stripping so the notch at the bottom of the tool can catch the levers and rods that operate the door and cause it to open.
You do notexpect Batman to carry a backpack like Lara Croft and then get everything he would need from it each time. On the contrary, I have also come to wonder how much gadgets and items he can actually hold in that utility belt of his. I did notthink that even a gun would fit in it, so much more for loads of stuff. If you would have the luxury of time, you might want to read the first part of this entry which pertains to the right side of Batman’s very controversial utility belt.
I picked the Rams to cover and they almost did. However almost isn’t good enough when there’s money on the line. Carolina is starting to gel at the right time once again and the Rams are beginning to fade – again.
Taking his leave, Tarsis returned home after first visiting the market and buying food to last for a few days. He decided that he had better disappear for a while until the hubbub about the robbery died down a little. The money he had stashed away in his room was a tidy sum and he doubted that he would have to work for several years. Once the jewellery was sold he would actually be quite wealthy. A grin sprang to his lips and another jig followed.