By Jamie Freveletti
With U.S. intelligence corporations wracked via inner strength struggles and paralyzed via paperwork, the president used to be compelled to set up his personal clandestine group--Covert-One. it's activated basically as a final inn, while the possibility is on a world scale and time is working out.
It starts off with a terrorist assault. Covert-One operative Colonel Jon Smith is attending a convention within the Hague on infectious illnesses, including prime scientists and political figures from world wide. unexpectedly, the convention resort is fed on in a massacre. Smith is stuck within the crossfire and infrequently escapes . . . yet now not ahead of researching an image of himself and different objectives within the pocket of 1 of the shooters.
But the resort isn't the merely situation less than assault within the Hague. Bombs are going off on the teach station, the airport, and the foreign legal court docket, the place Pakistani warlord Oman Dattar is being held whereas he's attempted for crimes opposed to humanity. within the ensuing chaos, the prisoner escapes.
Dattar nurses a distinct hatred for the U.S. and its allies. together with his freedom, and entry to a mysterious new weapon, Dattar places in movement a murderous, bold plot to distinct his revenge and convey down the West as soon as and for all--unless Covert-One can cease him.
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But he’d have to weed through the stack to find it. ” “Yes, Doctor. A few minutes ago. I said you were running behind. ” Nodding, as if it were nothing more than another hassle in a typically busy day, he mumbled thank you and continued into his office. His corner space featured two magnificent views. One across Lake Washington to the multimillion-dollar homes choking the east shore, the Bellevue office buildings, and the breath-stopping Cascade Mountain peaks. The other, a northerly panorama of the downtown business district, Lake Union, and Queen Anne Hill.
Water tinkled through a pipe. The rhythmic whoosh of a fan echoed through the ventilation duct. He didn’t hear a sound from Sikes or Washington. Now what? Probably not a great idea to move—even the slightest noise might give away his location. ” “Bullshit. Holds him, so it should damn well hold you. ” “Stop whining, Washington. ” Carefully, McCarthy squirmed around in the cramped space to face the way he had come. Barely able to kneel, his back flush against the cement ceiling, he fished the cell phone from his pocket and pressed one of the buttons to light the display.
What were the odds of that? Maybe he should’ve done something—although he wasn’t sure what—when Russell started to complain about the memories. But no, he’d blown Russell off, figuring the problem would simply go away. It didn’t. Then, two months ago, a request for a copy of Russell’s medical records landed on his 56 | A L L E N W Y L E R desk to be sent to McCarthy’s office. He blew that off too. Two weeks later another request arrived. Again he ignored it, figuring fuck McCarthy. A request for Baker’s files followed.