Phantom Kid in the World of American Comics - Chapter 33
3/5 chapter, enjoy.
”Following the guidance of fate
Q will finally set foot on the land to reproduce the prophecy
When L commits an unforgivable sin, he is replaced by the most gracious G
B can only make the final decision
Because the cunning M is ready to pierce K’s heart!
Phantom Kid, sincerely!”
Johny was the first to rush and read out the contents of the card.
Gordon was instantly frozen in place as if he was struck by lightning.
Kid actually came, how can he? How dare he?
Although he had only encountered him twice, Gordon did not know much about Phantom Kid.
”It’s the janitor!”
Starling and Bob locked on the same target immediately and asked about the agent who found the card.
”Where has that cleaner just gone?”
Faced with the two senior agents’ aggressive aura, the agent hastily replied, “He said he ran out of water and had to go refuel his bucket, then left.”
”He left about a few minutes ago?”
”No more than two minutes!”
At that, Starling and Bob looked at each other, and again, in unison, rushed in the direction the agent pointed.
”I knew there was something wrong with that guy!”
At this point, Tucker also came to his senses and followed them.
Instead of chasing after him, Gordon took out his walkie-talkie and issued an order, “Immediately block the entrances and exits of the terminal building, and strictly forbid anyone dressed as a janitor from leaving the airport!”
”Once found, regardless of whether they are a man, woman or child, immediately arrest them!”
At this point, only Johny was still frowning and thinking, “Phantom Kid, he was able to sneak into the airport unnoticed and put a teaser letter on the heavily guarded plane, how on earth did he manage to do it?”
Gordon noticed Johny’s situation and mistakenly thought he was blaming himself for letting Kid in, so he stepped forward to offer some relief.
”Johny, you do not have to blame yourself too much, Phantom Kid’s craftiness, I know well, he is extremely proficient in disguise, pretending to be a janitor without any flaw, even I would fall for it.”
Johny laughed easily and said, “I’m not blaming myself, but I’m thinking about this Phantom Kid… wait, what did you just say? Pretending to be a janitor?”
Gordon was puzzled and asked rhetorically, “The janitor from minutes ago must be Kid in disguise, you would not have failed to see it, right?”
”Oh… oh, this, of course, I see,”, Johny said, with embarrassment highlighted on his face: “In fact, the first time I had seen him, I knew something was wrong.”
This is really strange.
”Then why did you still oppose Tucker and let Kid clean the plane?”, Gordon wondered.
”Listen, Commissioner Gordon, I studied for a while the mysteries of the East, where there is an old saying that says ‘the best way to catch a turtle is to let it crawl inside the urn itself.’”
”What… is an urn?”
”A kind of container…”
The terminal, by now, had been issued a full lockdown by the GCPD, including the entrances and exits of the airport; it was completely blocked.
Starling and Bob sprinted all the way downstairs.
”Agent Bob, you really got it right, not only did Phantom Kid dare to steal the Queen’s jewel, but he even dared to put the teaser letter under all of our noses.”
Starling was breathing heavily, her eyes were flickering, and she was still having a hard time processing what had just happened.
Bob smiled awkwardly, he also did not expect this thief to be so professional.
”Regardless of this all, let us quickly find this guy.”
With that, all the cleaning staff of the airport were caught in front of Gordon, however, none of them was Phantom Kid.
”Recently… a new part-time worker has arrived, he … he is now missing, maybe he is Phantom Kid!”
The person in charge of airport cleaning was sweating profusely while telling Gordon the truth.
After such a big incident, he will likely lose his job.
”Were you not ordered to refuse any job applications at the time being?”
The mayor’s face was gloomy. Does such a low-position airport head dare to ignore his orders? This will undoubtedly cause him to lose face in front of Queen Elizabeth… not even that, the whole country’s face will be covered with mud.
”On usual days, we are indeed well staffed, we do not need to recruit more people. But since Her Majesty is coming, even if she asked the airport to do everything as usual, there are too many things that needed to be prepared to treat her the right way. It was necessary for us to recruit temporary workers.”, the person in charge said with a bitter smile.
Gordon sighed, blaming the others won’t benefit the situation. He pulled the mayor, indicating that keeping the queen distracted and entertained is now the top priority.
Gotham’s mayor was strong-minded, he instantly calmed down and invited the queen, “Your Majesty, I know that what has just happened frightened you, but I promise that Phantom Kid will not appear in front of you, because we will catch him before then.”
”Now, please forget about this trivia and let me introduce you to the city of Gotham.”
”Heh heh heh ~”, who knows why Queen Elizabeth laughed softly.
”You are too nervous, I have lived for so long, yet nothing happened to me. I have been sent assassination letters more than once. A mere thief threatening to steal my necklace won’t be enough to scare me.”
”As for Phantom Kid, I think he is an interesting person.”
”I’ve heard of you, Commissioner Gordon. You were once a special soldier with great military exploits. After retiring from the army, you came to Gotham as a police detective and solved countless big cases.”
At this point, the queen suddenly named Gordon.
”And the FBI’s Starling, known as Hannibal’s arch-nemesis. That’s the world’s most fearsome ogre, still chased around by Starling.”
”Bob, the CIA agent, has positively reported many of his missions within the UK. I trust his skills.”
Gordon was surprised, he didn’t think that Queen Elizabeth actually knew every bit of information about all of them.
He had thought that the Queen would not care about citizens like them.
”On our side, we have MI7’s elite agents and my royal guard…”
Elizabeth’s wrinkled face showed a playful smile.
”I trust you will protect the jewel, and solve the riddle of the teaser letter, it should not be a difficult task.”
”If Phantom Kid can steal the Tamil ruby in front of so many powerful characters, then I’m fine with it as a gift to him.”
After saying that, the queen’s eyes were filled with fire. They seemed to be ignited for an upcoming war.
”This … looks like the queen is not only not angry at all, she is very enthusiastic, she even finds this fun?”
Meanwhile, in the corner of the waiting room, three people wearing high-grade suits had been seated, among them: two men and one woman.
One man was middle-aged, while the two others were young.
All three wore the same pair of headphones.
”Eggsy, Roxie, do you hear me clearly?”, the middle-aged man suddenly said.
”Yes, Phantom Kid issued a teaser letter.”, the two said in unison.
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