Challenge # 1:
In season one’s “The Girls of Nazarone Affair,” Napoleon and Illya give the Innocent, Lavinia Brown, $25,000 to “throw around” to attract the attention of Dr. Egret aka Madame Striegau. In today’s dollars, that is the equivalent of $189, 977! They also made it clear that the money and whatever she bought with it was hers to keep. It seemed like money was no object when it came to completing their mission.
Do you think when they submitted their mission report, Mr. Waverly just signed off on it as “business as usual” or did they have some ‘splaining (explaining) to do? Do you think all of the Section II agents had access to that kind of cash or were they able to get it because Napoleon is CEA and half of UNCLE’s top team? The challenge is to write a story that addresses the use of expense accounts.“White lies”~ Great Episode Challenge,”
Word Count: Approximately 2100
Solo and Kuryakin’s most recent mission dubbed, ‘The Girls of Nazarone Affair,’ had been deemed a success, though not completely. THRUSH had again been thwarted, but as far as the Accounting Section was concerned, the top team of U.N.C.L.E. agents had failed miserably.
“$25,000!” Edgar Rice, the head of accounting barked at his assistant.( Read more... )