Battle for Wind Chime Way
Main battle: Soffit
Minor skirmish: Gutters
Blackbirds attack Wind Chime Way home to force new inroads to soffit.
Minor offensive against gutter
Homeowner mounts ladder
Strategic rag inserted in soffit opening to restrict access
Minor defensive action against combatants in gutter. They flee without a fight.
Blackbirds tear down rag
Homeowner erects scaffolding
Nails opening shut with aluminum, cutting off access to insurgents inside soffit
Blackbirds call in reinforcements
Attack aluminum from inside and out
Homeowner calls in reinforcement.
Uses scaffolding to disassemble soffit.
Captures enemy combatants
Homeowner releases captives
Birds mount futile, but disturbing, guerrilla warfare on roof of battle site.
Homeowner declares victory but birds keep vigil, watching and...waiting.