By Jack Du Brul
Russian mastermind Ivan Kerikov plans to take advantage of an ecological terrorist team to sabotage the Alaska pipeline and pollute the western coast of North the USA with oil, all to show the U.S. from family to international assets of oil. he is being paid hundreds of thousands through a rogue Arab oil minister who's plotting a coup in his personal state and in desparate want of overseas source of revenue to solidify his position.But Kerikov hasn't allowed for geologist Philip Mercer, who has a expertise for being within the correct position on the correct time. whilst Mercer discovers that an apparant twist of fate used to be really homicide, he investigates and shortly starts to untangle Kerikov's internet. At his aspect is Aggie Johnston, right-hand girl to the eco-terrorist, who has began to query her leader's factors.
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On cue, the younger Arab, whose nom de guerre, Abu Alam, meant literally “Father of Pain,” left the room for a moment, returning with a large cloth bag that writhed with anguished movement. Howard clearly heard his cat, Sneaker, screaming from inside the sack. The two bodyguards lifted Howard off the floor, carrying him to the kitchen where Abu Alam stood poised over the sink with the bag. His hand flicked out and switched on the garbage disposal. “Oh God, no, please. I’ll do anything you say.
It’s one of the most spectacular places on the planet. But if its use means that future generations won’t have to live with acid rain or high levels of carbon monoxide or gaping holes in the ozone layer, then I believe it’s justified. “I’m sorry if you don’t like it. I would just as soon see it left alone too, but that’s the nature of compromise. ” Mercer broke eye contact with the woman and surveyed the attentive looks of the students. They were rapt by the exchange. He smiled self-consciously, embarrassed at his long-winded soliloquy.
He cocked a bushy eyebrow. “I’ve never heard of them. ” Connie lifted an expandable briefcase from the floor and set it on the table. After rummaging through the detritus cluttering the case, she slid a manila file over to the President. “This is the dossier INTERPOL has compiled of crimes that PEAL has been directly or indirectly linked to in Europe. ” As the President leafed through the summary reports of bombings, protests, and assaults, Connie Van Buren gave him a brief rundown on the organization.