“What has she done now?” The Controller looked up then froze at the expressions on the faces of the three agents.
“The witch…”, the Agent coughed and corrected himself, “the priestess has cursed…” . Another cough, another correction. “….has prayed, that all dealing with her and all their associates will tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth”.
The Controller paled. Another Agent spoke up, her voice trembling. “All our plots are becoming undone. All the lies unravelling and…”
“The objectives behind the plots and who is behind them”, the Controller finished. He pressed the intercom to his secretary. “Everyone, I repeat everyone must be recalled. They must do their utmost to avoid social contact with anyone, don’t speak to anyone about anything. This is top priority”.
The three Agents stood silently as the Controller mopped his brow. He opened his mouth to say something, then thought better of it and remained silent.