The Phantom Thief of Wonderland IThe Thefts of Bandersnatch Arc, Hearts sub-ArcThe Media Room of the Aortis Town Police Department was packed with officers and family members, who sat at tables. Cameramen had their cameras aimed towards a raised platform at the front of the room, where the Chief of Police, Ellis Walker, stood behind a podium. Behind the blonde-haired, gray-eyed woman stood seven teenagers decked in red and white uniforms.“…So today, we at the Aortis Town Police Department would like to congratulate these seven on their acceptance into our yearly internship program. Out of 500 applicants, these teens showed the most courage, strength, and cunning in our entrance exams.” Walker turned towards the group. “When I call your name, I want each of you to walk up here and choose two Magipons: one for defense and one for offense. Marianne Avalon…”As each intern walked up to select their Magipons, they were accompanied by a round of applause…with the excepti
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