There was an underlying tension as the Section II agents gathered in their conference room for their weekly briefing. Normally it was conducted by the CEA, but Napoleon Solo was lying in a bed up in Medical, in serious but guarded condition with a bullet having been removed from all to close to his spine.
Illya Kuryakin, though reluctant to leave his partner’s side, was forced to do so as he was, after all, the second in command and it was his duty to take over for Napoleon as temporary Chief Enforcement Agent.
As soon as he entered the conference room, there was instant silence, the conversations coming to an obvious stop.
“Do not let me disturb you gentleman, please speak freely.” He looked at his watch, noting he was on time and the fact that several agents who were in-house, were still not present.
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The time is here, and The 50th Anniversary MFU 50 anniversary Drabble Challenge is on.
For the anniversary on MFU 100, we will be hosting a Drabble Celebration. We are now in our second week so please join us.
The prompt for the second week is:
Monday, September 1st till the Sunday the 7th: Week 2 prompt: Partners
To post and list prompts (and questions) go to: http://mfu-100.livejournal.com/
Why I Like It: This is part of my "Dinner and a Story" series in which Napoleon and Illya have dinner with Sal Del Floria and listen to stories from the old days of UNCLE. This was written in response to a Halloween Picfic Challenge. The link takes you to AO3.
Word Length: 2082
I think we can all relate to the struggle ;)
Puff, Puff, Puff That Cigarette
She also has a lovely series titled The Correspondence Affair, chronicling the romance of Mr. Waverly and his wife Millicent, from the earliest days of their acquaintance. You can begin that HERE
And the featured story:
The Scent of Patchouli