Knowing Everything

Photo by: Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

The foiled kidnapping attempt in Morocco left Martin rattled. His rescuer, Yeshaya, led him down an alley to a tiny restaurant.

Sipping tea Martin said, “Why is the Mossad watching over me?”

Yeshaya said, “The CIA asked us to help. Boeing engineers fetch a sizable ransom these days.”

“How did you know where I’d be?”

“We’re the Mossad! We know everything.”

“Like what?

“You’re favorite color is green. Your favorite food is Shawarma.”

“Ha! Never had it.”

Yeshaya just smiled knowingly.

Their food arrived and Martin tasted his first Shawarma.

Martin looked shocked, “How? Shawarma really is my favorite!”
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Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/06/28/30-june-2017/

Author’s Notes:

This story is for amusement only. It is not intended as a commentary on Morocco. As a gateway between the Middle-east and Europe, I think I can safely say most intelligence services and their enemies operate there. As of late, London could hardly be any safer than Morocco!

Mossad: Israeli intelligence service, similar to the CIA.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mossad

Boeing Defense, Space & Security: One of the world’s largest military contractors. They build the F-18 Super Hornet among many other systems. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_Defense,_Space_%26_Security

Shawarma: Grilled, spiced meat roasted on a rotisserie. Often served in bread like pita or lavash with greens, tomatoes, and sauces. Warning: Eaters of Shawarma are prone to frequent cravings!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawarma

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About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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33 Responses to Knowing Everything

  1. They know EVERYTHING!!! don don daaaaa! 😉

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  2. List of X says:

    Now I want a shawarma! Damn you, Mossad!

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  3. granonine says:

    Love this. And the shawarma looks most inviting 🙂

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  4. Joy Pixley says:

    Which reminds me how long it’s been since I’ve had shawarma, mmm. Love the idea of the spy who knows you better than you know yourself, clever stuff!

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    • EagleAye says:

      Yep. When they can anticipate your tastes before you experience them, that’s really knowing everything! I haven’t had Shawarma in a while too. I think I’m developing “another” craving for it. 😉 Thanks much, Joy! 🙂

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  5. Moon says:

    Wonderful story!

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  6. I’d be scared having some stranger know me that well.

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  7. Shawarma! Can’t get them here – need to jump on a plane. Just look what you’ve started!

    Please click to read my FriFic

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  8. Dear Eric,

    Just as I’ve suspected all along. Mossad is all knowing. 😉 As for Shwarma–what’s not to love? Tastefully written sir with your usual side of humor.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  9. wmqcolby says:

    Yes, I got it all, E.A. Nice work and other tid bits, too! I need that recipe. Fun stuff all!

    Five out of five gyros, falafels and three new shirts. 😉

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  10. Life Lessons of a Dog Lover says:

    Nicely done. What could be scarier then a spy who knows everything including the future?

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  11. Nan Falkner says:

    Looks delicious! Enjoyable, entertaining, and really good writing! Nan

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  12. jellico84 says:

    Good one. Love the spy theme. I just might have to make up one of those for my hubby. Ach, but he’s on restriction…no meat for 31 days since he left the groceries to spoil in the trunk.

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  13. Love it! They even know things in advance. Cool. 🙂

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  14. Michael Wynn says:

    Great take on the prompt. The Mossad are very impressive if not a little scary

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  15. James says:

    Well that’s just plain eerie.

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  16. L.E.R.T says:

    Well, duh! Mossad are the best in the world. And the shawarma hints at subliminal conditioning. This one has a lot of possibilities. Well done.

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  17. luckyjc007 says:

    Massad knows him well…even better than himself, so maybe he should ask Massad some questions and get to know himself better! 🙂

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  18. Great story, Eric. Also, you made me hungry. Good writing as usual. 😀 — Suzanne

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