The thief was skilled. It took him days of watching and planning to find a way into this secured area unnoticed. Now inside, he silently waited for the last visitor to leave. Then he would take what he came for. This motionlessness didn't bother him. He was one of the best-paid thieves in the empire for this reason, taking on only the riskiest and trickiest tasks. He was used to this kind of work. He entertained himself by wondering what was so valuable about that old piece of writing that he was instructed to steal from the library and why his client was ready to pay such a huge pile of money for it.
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