Dr. Edwards narrowed his eyes.
“Where did the boy find this?” He shook the twig.
“By the old fortress.”
“Do you know what it means?”
“That they have a presence on the island, despite the treaty.”
“I’m sure you realize that some may see this as an act of war?”
“And who, pray tell, would you inform about this breach?”
“Just you, National Intelligence.”
Dr. Edwards grinned. It wasn’t pleasant.
“To avoid total war, it will stay ‘just me’.”
Four soldiers entered the room. Before I realized what they were doing, two men grabbed me.
Word count = 100
Sorry for “double dipping” this week. Quite a few people wanted me to continue last week’s story. Possible explanations were brought up, everything from a cure to cancer, to proof that Atlantis existed to Dr. Edwards trying to figure out who destroyed his shrubbery. I decided to go a completely different direction ;)