"Lieutenant, how are we going to do this?" asked Carrington.
"I'll be bad cop, you be good cop," replied Cooper. They entered the tent where the prisoner was being held. Carrington took a seat across the table from her, and Cooper stood off to the side.
"I'm going to ask you some questions, and your going to answer them. If you don't, then my friend over there will offer you some more motivation to answer. If you lie, she will be very angry. You don't want that..." began Carrington.
"Don't try to scare me American. I came here of my own free will. I don't agree with what my superiors have done, and I know that the United States has the only military which can stop it," replied the defector.
"Well, why don't you tell us about these things your superiors have done? " he inquired.
"Well, to begin with, they flew a nuclear bomb into Baghdad. They also-" she began before he cut her off.
He said, "Wait a minute, they flew a nuclear bomb into the combat zone? Where is it? If you tell us, we might be able to offer you asylum."
She thought for a moment, then said, "It is in the central plaza, under heavy guard. I think they are using it as a deterrent to keep the locals from rebelling."
Carrington got up and said, "Thank you. I must take this to my superiors immediately. Another officer will be here shortly to finish your interrogation." With that, he turned and left, Cooper following.
"Damn, and I didn't even get to act like I was going to kill her," said Cooper.
"If this turns out to be a wild goose chase, I'm sure you can come back and teach her a lesson," replied the sergeant.