Thieves like us
My party were trying to get some info on some evil bards. One party member was buying them drinks downstairs, whilst the others were trying to break into their room.
Thief, rolling to pick locks: Nat 1
Me: OK, the lockpick snaps in the door.
Thief, to the mage: Can you Mend it?
Mage, casting Mend spell: Sure, no problem…Nat 1.(I had houserules for spellcasting.)
(Both look at me in trepidation)
Me: OK, you fixed the hole in the lock so well that the lockpick has merged with the keyhole. The door is now permanently locked.
Mage, brightly: There, they can’t get in to stop us. Let’s go in the window…