Tonight, I had a couple of them visit the house, causing me to fall victim to a low-level domestic terrorist attack. They came to the house under the guise of needing "dog-sitting" while their owners (ahem) ventured out on a "getaway" to an unspecified mountain resort community. I say unspecified to protect the innocent.
A mere two hours after infiltrating my quiet abode in an operation utilizing unprecedented espionage tradecraft, the terrorists struck. Their intended victims? Two large bunches of entirely innocent dry fly hackle; one white, one bi-racial. The aftermath was sheer carnage:
I'm happy to report that with prompt medical attention, both bunches of hackle are expected to survive, although they have been permanently disfigured.
The Flywriter is offering a reward for the successful prosecution of the suspected saboteurs, identified only be the nommes-de-guerre of "Brooke" and "Kyra."
UPDATED SITREP, 5/8/10:
Additional investigation indicates that the suspects caused more carnage than originally thought, likely the result of a separate, coordinated attack on the garden. Exhibits A and B for the record document surreptitious entry into carrot and corn holdings.