“Sorry you had to be here, kid,” the big thief said. “But we’re not about to give up a third of our earnings to the Baron.”
“Yeah,” the second, smaller rogue added. “Sad, but it appears that you were taken out by the guards.”
The little man pulled his knife and advanced on Pug menacingly. The boy braced for a fight.
He wasn’t sure how things had gotten to this point.