Tag Archives: Espionage

Secret Agent

Bob the mechanic said, “Obviously someone side-swiped you.” “Can’t be,” answered Linda. “It was sitting in my garage.” Bob didn’t question customer claims, however unbelievable. He just fixed cars. “Well, this is no problem, ma’am. We’ll have her fixed by … Continue reading

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Fly in the Machine

Norton held the tiny surveillance drone in his hand. “Can you believe it?” he complained. “Director Fuchs is halting this project.” “Unbelievable,” sympathized Gordon. “It looks exactly like a fly. It’s got infrared, CO2 detectors, wireless comms, onboard expert systems, … Continue reading

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The Incalculable Loss

Zhukov sprinted through the crowds of Red Square. In the shadow of St. Basil’s Cathedral, he nearly caught the American spy. Just as he reached out, he tripped over an Englishman’s umbrella. “Damn foreign spies!” spat Zhukov, sprawling on the … Continue reading

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How Things Have Changed

Walter Pugh hadn’t worked in the intelligence services for thirty years. He had enjoyed a stress-free retirement in Wales minding his rose bushes and refurbishing old furniture. Unfortunately, his comfortable existence couldn’t remain forever. His past would come back to … Continue reading

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Achilles Brain

“This is one of seven entrances into Lord Dread’s secret manufacturing facilities,” said Park Warden Hancock. He pointed to the brick building with large doors. The crowd of tourists tittered anxiously. Park Warden Thistlewait murmured in Hancock’s ear. “Aren’t you … Continue reading

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The Professionals

Photo by: Storyteller’s Abode Matthew Cooley cleared the top step of the old castle, looking for her. She leaned back in a doorway. Her miniskirt rode up athletic thighs and her silk blouse draped enticingly. She smiled. “You’re on time, … Continue reading

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The Perfect Spy Trap

Jian sat in the sand and watched the waves breaking on the beach. He could watch it for hours and he sometimes did. His boss, Feng at the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS), had told him the island was … Continue reading

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