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"Look. They're headed towards the basement."
"I know. I saw them looking for the key to the door in the kitchen cabinets."
"Let's stop them this minute. How dare they look for their gifts, steal keys and sneak around the house."
"They're kids. Didn't you ever look for a hidden gift or shake the box to find out what was in it?"
"Well, yes. But that's besides the point!"
"Anyway, it doesn't matter. I moved all of the gifts to the attic. The only thing they'll find are boxes with lumps of coal."
"I can't wait to see their faces!"
This drabble was from last year's Advent Calendar. For this year's Advent Calendar, please visit The Burrow.