By Robert Ludlum
In Geneva, American legal professional Joel speak meets a guy he hasn’t noticeable in two decades, a covert operative who dies violently at his ft, whispering phrases that hand speak a stunning legacy of loss of life: “The generals . . . they’re again . . . Aquitaine!” Suddenly speak is working for his existence, on my own with the world’s so much shattering mystery. Pursued via nameless executioners to the darkish corners of Europe, he's pressured to play a online game of survival by means of blood principles he suggestion he’d lengthy left in the back of. one after the other, he strains each one thread of a deadly development to the guts of each significant govt, a community of coordinated worldwide violence that nobody believes possible—no one yet communicate and the lady he as soon as enjoyed and misplaced, the single humans in the world who can wrest the realm from the iron take hold of of Aquitaine.
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“You won’t have the capacity to placed it down. (Don’t ever start a Ludlum novel in case you have to visit paintings the subsequent day).”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Ludlum at his best.”—Publishers Weekly
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Don’t tarnish the reason, and money her mail whereas you’re at it. ’ ” “That’s why I bear in mind her,” acknowledged Halliday. “So a awful scholar left university and the military received a scorching pilot. ” “Not extremely popular, none people used to be. There wasn’t that a lot to be sizzling opposed to. ordinarily we burned. ” “Still, you need to have hated humans like me again within the States. no longer your sister, after all. ” “Her, too”, corrected communicate. “Hated, loathed, despised—furious. yet basically while anyone used to be killed, or went loopy within the camps. no longer for what you have been saying—we all knew Saigon—but since you acknowledged it with none actual worry. You have been secure, and also you made us suppose like assholes. Dumb, fearful assholes. ” “I can take into account that. ” “So great of you. ” “I’m sorry, I didn’t suggest it how it sounded. ” “How did it sound, counselor? ” Halliday frowned. “Condescending, i suppose. ” “No guess,” acknowledged Joel. “Right on. ” “You’re nonetheless offended. ” “Not at you, purely the dredging. I hate the topic and it retains coming again up. ” “Blame the Pentagon PR. For it slow you have been a bona fide hero at the nightly information. What used to be it, 3 escapes? at the first you were given stuck and wear the racks, yet at the final one you made all of it on your own, didn’t you? You crawled via a few hundred miles of enemy jungle earlier than you reached the strains. ” “It used to be slightly 100 and that i was once goddamned fortunate. With the 1st attempts i used to be chargeable for killing 8 males. I’m no longer very happy with that. do we get to the Comm Tech-Bern company? ” “Give me a number of minutes,” stated Halliday, shoving the croissant apart. “Please. I’m now not attempting to dredge. There’s some degree behind my brain, if you’ll furnish I’ve received a brain. ” “Preston Halliday has one, his rep confirms it. You’re a shark, if my colleagues are exact. yet I knew somebody named Avery, now not Press. ” “Then it’s Fowler speaking, you’re more well-off with him. ” “What’s the purpose? ” “A couple of questions first. you notice, i would like to be exact simply because you’ve obtained a name too. they are saying you’re the most effective at the overseas scene, however the humans I’ve talked to can’t comprehend why Joel speak remains with a comparatively small if entrenched enterprise while he’s more than enough to get flashier. or maybe exit on his personal. ” “Are you hiring? ” “Not me, I don’t take companions. Courtesy of John Halliday, attorney-at-law, San Francisco. ” speak checked out the second one 1/2 the croissant and determined opposed to it. “What used to be the query, counselor? ” “Why are you the place you’re at? ” “I’m paid good and actually run the dep.; nobody sits on my shoulder. additionally I don’t care to take percentages. There’s a bit topic of alimony, amiable yet hard. ” “Child aid, too? ” “None, thank heavens. ” “What occurred for those who obtained out of the military? How did you are feeling? ” Halliday back leaned ahead, his elbow at the desk, chin cupped in his hand—the inquisitive scholar. Or whatever else. “Who are the folks you’ve talked to? ” requested speak. “Privileged details, for the instant, counselor. Will you settle for that? ” Joel smiled.