They believed their plan to be so well-rounded, they never suspected or even thought that someone else had already figured everything out and was now two steps before them. When they finally realized that something was wrong, it was too late. It took them weeks and weeks to find who was behind all of this: you.
“How did you do that?” asked Daniel Atlas.
You smiled, and shrugged before answering.
“Just followed some advice. Always be the smartest one in the room.”