A/N: in a moment of sheer cruelty and boredom, I made this short alternate ending. This is why you shouldn't bore an angsty author with a long train ride XDDD

Alternate Ending

A crowd gather around the dark remains of the house, whispering amongst themselves. None had seen anything, none had heard anything. The house had been unoccupied for so many years though the owner still frequently visited the place to clean it, they said. No one recognized the two corpses found in the house, locked in an embrace in their final moment. They whispered some more when an official mentioned that they were both male and then they turned away. Such unfortunate thieves, they said. Such unfortunate thieves...