This is the 133rd in a series of 365 Flash Fiction stories I’m writing. You can find out more about the challenge here.
The Pitch, by Jonathan L. Lawrence, 12th April 2013
Word count: 820
“This it?” the General asked looking at the stand.
“That’s what all the fuss is about,” the executive said.
“Its not very intimidating,” the General noted.
“This weapon isn’t a threat, if you pull the trigger while it’s pointed at someone, they will die. Armour, cover, none of that matters. It has a one hundred percent kill rate, and it’s spot on accurate. No loud bangs, not even the puff from a silencer. It does one thing kill,” the executive said.
“Can we wrap it in something more terrifying?” the general asked.
“A wolf dressed as a wolf?” the salesman asked.