Fantomas: SO IT SEEMS WE WERE ALL DELIVERED A MYSTERIOUS MISSIVE UNDER COVER OF NIGHT, NOTIFYING US THAT THE RUBY RINGS WOULD BE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TONIGHT.
Bandette: SOMEONE MUST HAVE MEANT FOR US TO MEET HERE, AT THIS TIME... BUT WHY?
Panel 2: Inset panel. Bars shoot up from the windowsills, making all windows impassable
Panel 3: Inset panel. All the thieves are startled by the noises happening.
Panel 5: All the thieves have realized that they are trapped, and a mysterious voice emanated from an unseen speaker.
ALL: A TRAP!
SPEAKER(OP): I SEE YOU'VE REALIZED MY INTENTIONS. I HAVE IMPLANTED A SERIES OF TRAPS IN THIS MANSION, AND THE ONLY WAY TO ESCAPE WITH YOUR LIVES IS TO PROVE THAT THERE IS INDEED... HONOR AMONG THIEVES.