Saturday, October 18, 2008

Drabble: Utter Chaos

Utter Chaos

“But, it’s insane!”

“Hey, it’s not our job to ask questions. The big guy says go, we go.”

“But is this really sort of job you joined up with the CIA to do?”

“Frankly, I’d rather not think of it. Here, take this.” He handed me a canister of insecticide. “Bolt that under the ‘copter.”

“I still don’t understand this order.”

“The president’s very concerned about hurricanes and other weather disasters, after that fiasco in the gulf.”

“But, exterminating butterflies in Brazil?”

“That’s the plan.”


“Laura should never have let him watch that damned Nova special on chaos theory.”

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