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Got gunned down in a stinking village in the middle of nowhere. ” Moira had no intention of allowing him to upset her. ” He sneered as he replaced the photo. ” Her face held its innocent expression, a form of armor against his slings and arrows. ” Noah returned to stand with his fingers curled hard into his palms. His knuckles were white with the force he used to make his fists, and Moira couldn’t help but wonder whether he wished he had his hands around her neck rather than hanging at his sides.

The fact remains that we were right about the terrorist attack on the liquid natural gas tanker and he was wrong. I’m willing to bet he hasn’t forgotten. ” She laughed softly. ” “Arkadin’s dead,” Bourne said soberly. “He took a header off the LNG tanker into the Pacific off Long Beach. ” “According to Willard, who was there, Arkadin was Alex Conklin’s first success—and his first failure. ” “We all get what we deserve, in the end,” Bourne said bitterly. Moira returned to the subject of Treadstone.

Arkadin had said. ” Arkadin, finishing the last of his lawar at the Gianyar market, laughed to himself. Manny got two hundred thousand dollars, and through one of his regular business shipments Arkadin received the Mexican drug lord Gustavo Moreno’s laptop in Los Angeles without either the FSB-2 or the Kazanskaya being any the wiser. He found a bed-and-breakfast—what the Balinese called a home stay—on the outskirts of Gianyar center. Before he settled down for the night he took out the rifle, put it together, loaded it, unloaded it, broke it down.

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