Week 5, the one hundred word challenge for grown ups. This week’s prompt, a photograph:

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The suction pads had failed, just as he reached out for the priceless jewels! He had fallen the remaining few feet to the gallery floor and immediately adopted as wide a body position as he could in the hope that the pressure sensors would not be triggered.

His brillant plan had failed; how on earth was he going to get out of this fix?!  Blackening his entire body and the special suit clearly identified what he had been up to.  ‘Maybe if I lie perfectly still I will not be spotted before I come up with a plan!’ he whispered.