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Quirky Gizmo on Roommate's Desk Looking Really Enticing


Photo by Oldsoft / CC0

There it is, sitting on his desk. That thing.

What is it? Like a sculpture... or one of those mini puzzles? God, I want to touch it.

When does Joey get out of class again? I’m pretty sure he has lab today. He won’t be coming back for a while. Hmm.

It definitely wouldn’t hurt to pick it up. Or would it? Would there be any way for him to tell that I had so unceremoniously fondled his precious desk trinket while he was away? Maybe, just maybe, I can get away with it.

There we go. It’s finally in my hands. It’s as light as a feather, and fits nicely into the palm of my hand. Mmm, that feels nice.

Ah, I see. You can turn the sides. Hey, this is kind of fun. I could do this all day.

Okay, now I’m bored. And the thing’s all jumbled up. Yup, there’s no way that’s going back to the way it was.

Well, I guess all that’s left to do is to leave it where I found it. Right next to his family portrait, that seems natural enough. Heh, the perfect crime.

Maybe he won’t even notice. And if he does, then he honestly has no right to be mad about it anyways.

Consider it payback for leaving that dirty pan in the sink the other day.