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The Pin Is Mightier Than the Sword

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“Is this an artifact?” asked Pete, holding up a small wooden box that contained single button and round-tipped pin. “Or did somebody lose a sewing kit?”

“Be careful with that!” Artie snapped. “This is Arietty Clock’s sword and shield.”

Myka frowned at the box. “It does look like a sewing kit.”

“That pin gives the wielder the strength of ten times their size. But it’s too hard for humans to hold in actual combat, and we haven’t had a Borrower agent in years.”

“Borrowers aren’t real,” scoffed Myka, as Artie closed the box and put it away. “Right? Artie? Artie…”