By Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir
Women and men in key govt positions are being prompted. managed. Made to behave in methods thoroughly opposite to their natures, and opposite to the pursuits in their kingdom. and so they achieve this fortunately, buzzing a merry song, all of the option to their deaths. If a person within the corridors of energy might be made to bop to a puppet master's track, American international coverage should be on the market to the top bidder!
When the president can belief no one—because everyone seems to be suspect, everyone seems to be vulnerable—he reaches for a truly specified mobilephone and asks for "that person" to be activated. That individual is Remo Williams.
Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an all-American cop recruited—through hugely unorthodox methods—by a mystery govt law-enforcement association. informed within the esoteric martial paintings of Sinanju through his elderly Korean mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's final defensive position opposed to mad scientists, geared up crime, historical undead gods, and the rest that threatens the structure. An action-adventure sequence leavened with social and political satire, the Destroyer novels were exciting readers world wide for many years.
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