Covert Ops Posts

Stopping a fictional regime from destroying a beautiful land, two government agents wage war against a powerful drug cartel. Posts are episodic, with each following the last. Based largely on the story presented in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands.


Covert Ops: Breakout

Covert Ops: Breakout

By and large, the snap decisions people make in their everyday lives – which size coffee to buy, whether to take that parking space or look for a closer one, stay on the freeway or try a bypass – aren’t matters of life and death, particularly theirs....
Covert Ops: Redecorating

Covert Ops: Redecorating

I’ve never been accused of being an optimist. A cynic a few times, but like most I figure myself more of a realist. The world is as it is, not as we want it to be, and sometimes that’s a blast of cold water to the face. I wasn’t confident in our odds...
Covert Ops: Noche Oscura

Covert Ops: Noche Oscura

A good torturer, if you pardon my expression, knows the value of anxiety. Often the anticipation of pain is a more effective motivator than actually hitting someone. Think about good horror movies – the less you see the monster, the scarier it is. El Seño knew what he...
Covert Ops: Firing Line

Covert Ops: Firing Line

Whatever else can be said about the cartel, they certainly had a lot of muscle. I didn’t give much thought to the body-count we’d already made during our stay in South America, but in the approach to the executive manor where the rebel leaders finally had...
Covert Ops: Class Divide

Covert Ops: Class Divide

At times I may just be a simple country boy from the middle of nowhere, but I’ve never understood the penchant for the rich and powerful to make their buildings hover over the poor and destitute, as if to rub their faces in the disparity. I’d seen it in...
Covert Ops: Chasing the Dream

Covert Ops: Chasing the Dream

Capturing El Sueño and extracting him to a safe-house wouldn’t be an easy task. Not only was he surrounded by some of the most bloodthirsty and cruel cartel lieutenants in South America, each with a personal body-count in the dozens if not more, he was also an...