Threat neutralised

The rusted warhead posed a risk to shipping.
Admiral Barnhoff, tasked with resolving the issue,
Wrinkled his nose, twirled his moustache, and considered the situation deeply.
Scouring his experience from 50 years in the service, he formed a robust strategy.
The resulting blast created a crater 175 feet across, closed the canal for 3 months, and eviscerated a heron.
A smile tweaked Barnhoff’s jowl.
The threat could be considered neutralised.
There would be a medal in this for sure.

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