This is the 66th in a series of 365 Flash Fiction stories I’m writing. You can find out more about the challenge here.
Stamper: Operation Wolf, by Jonathan L. Lawrence, 5th February 2013
Word count: 812
“You’ve got to be kidding,” the base commander said upon seeing the ID of the man who had demanded entrance on a very stressful day.
“I’m afraid I’m not, this is a very serious matter that it appears you’re not qualified to deal with,” the man started with deference.
“We are the army, there’s nothing we’re not qualified to deal,” the base commander said, disliking some government agency waltzing in, though truth be told, he had barely any idea how to deal with this one. He did think the Ministry could at least send Five or Special Branch, he at least knew them, knew how they operated, this new agency was a mystery dealing with mysteries.
“If you’re okay to deal with this, I’ll let you track down the pack, then you can fight them, without help. If any of your men are still alive, I’ll gladly recommend that they have pretty medals pinned to their chests,” the mystery man said.
“You’re that sure this is one of theirs?” the soldier asked.
“From the pictures yes, the wounds are consistent, the investigator’s analysis of their movements, the MO is similar to a pack I was tracking,” the man answered.