Heist of the Century
Heist of the Century is a story written by shukyou and illustrated by pseudonymeter. It ran in Special Issue 6 and can be found at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/170560.html and http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/heist-of-the-century/.
A professor becomes a spy.
They were already falling when the room exploded.
Heist of the Century is unconnected to other stories and universes.
This story was written at a truly terrible time in my life, and as such, could have been a lot better. But as raininariver said, it starts with explosions, so it can't be all bad.