So the Agents began to compose a letter to the President of the United States. Agent Q pulled out a piece of paper and began to write.
Dear Mr. President,
â€œWhat should I say?â€ he/she asked. â€œShould I say who we are? Should I tell him to inform the FBI?â€
â€œTell him that he is in danger, and he can check with Agents X and L to know that we are trustworthy,â€ suggested Agent M.
â€œMake sure you include where weâ€™re from and when and where the men are trying to kill him,â€ advised Agent H.
So Agent Q wrote,
â€œHowâ€™s this?â€ he/she asked, holding it up for the rest of the Agents to see.
â€œLooks good to me,â€ declared Agent T.
â€œI like it,â€ agreed Agent J.
â€œYou should go home and type it up,â€ suggested Agent P. â€œThen bring it next time we meet, so we can all sign it.â€
â€œSure,â€ agreed Agent Q, â€œBut I still think we need to come up with a plan to stop the men before they try to kill the President. The FBI might not receive word on time, and the President might think that itâ€™s a hoax. We wonâ€™t try anything too dangerous, and we might just save the President from being killed.â€
â€œBut how can we stop the men from shooting the President without putting ourselves in danger?â€ asked Agent T.
â€œYou know, we donâ€™t actually have to stop the men form shooting the President. Maybe we can just stop the bullet from hitting the President,â€ suggested Agent H.
â€œYouâ€™re right!â€ exclaimed Agent N. â€œWe could just tackle the President right before the men shoot him!â€
â€œThatâ€™s a great idea, except Iâ€™m not sure weâ€™ll be able to,â€ contradicted Agent S. â€œThe Secret Service will be guarding him and theyâ€™d never let us tackle him.â€
â€œMaybe we could dive in the path of the bullet at the last second,â€ suggested Agent P.
â€œBut weâ€™d get hurt or maybe even killed!â€ objected Agent J.
â€œBetter us than the President,â€ Agent S pointed out.
â€œStill, it might not be the best idea. Even if we succeed, weâ€™d be exposed. You canâ€™t easily hide a bullet wound,â€ argued Agent Q.
â€œI think that diving in the path of the bullet should be a last resort. In the meantime, letâ€™s try to come up with a better plan to save the President,â€ advised Agent M.
â€œMaybe we could block the bullet with something else, like a shield, instead of blocking it with our bodies. It would be a lot less dangerous, and easier to hide,â€ suggested Agent T.
â€œThatâ€™s a great idea!â€ cried Agent H. â€œOnly what would we block the bullet with?â€
â€œWe could make a shield out of wood,â€ suggested Agent J. â€œXXXXX XXXXXXXX could probably do it.â€
â€œBut how would we ask without revealing what we need it for?â€ asked Agent A. â€œWeâ€™d have to tell them about the Agent team and then weâ€™d have to disband.â€
â€œI know!â€ exclaimed Agent P. â€œWe can make the shield out of cardboard. Then we could easily find materials without having to ask anyone.â€
â€œBut cardboard wouldnâ€™t really stop a bullet!â€ objected Agent M.
â€œIt might not stop the bullet, but maybe it will block the President so the men canâ€™t see where to shoot him,â€ put in Agent T.
â€œAnd if the men canâ€™t see the President, they wonâ€™t be able to shoot him accurately,â€ agreed Agent H.
â€œYeah. We donâ€™t have to stop the bullet, we just have to prevent it from hitting the President,â€ agreed Agent S.
â€œBut wouldnâ€™t it look really suspicious if we suddenly wave a bunch of cardboard shields in the air?â€ Agent H objected.
â€œMaybe we could disguise them as campaign posters,â€ suggested Agent N.
â€œYeah! Then we could just wave them in the air right before the men shoot!â€ exclaimed Agent Q. â€œItâ€™s perfect!â€
â€œI can get the cardboard,â€ volunteered Agent T.
â€œBut we donâ€™t know exactly when the men are going to shoot. Weâ€™d have to wave the posters the whole time, and that would look suspicious,â€ Agent J pointed out.
â€œPlus weâ€™d be blocking other peopleâ€™s view,â€ added Agent H.
â€œWe need to find out exactly when the men are going to attack the President,â€ determined Agent P.
â€œWeâ€™ll have to listen to more of their conversations,â€ agreed Agent A.
â€œLetâ€™s go right now!â€ exclaimed Agent N. â€œWe can go to their hideout and use the listening glasses, like we did last time!â€
â€œUh, guys, look at the time. We really donâ€™t have time to go eavesdrop on the men,â€ countered Agent S.
â€œGood point.â€ agreed Agent M. â€œNext time remember to bring voice recorders, and the letter. Weâ€™ll sign it, and eavesdrop on the men!â€
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