The Icarus Agenda
Colorado congressman Evan Kendrick is attempting to stay out his time period of place of work quietly—when a political mole finds to the realm Kendrick's private secret...that Kendrick used to be the nameless guy in Masqar, the guy who courageously freed the hostage held within the American embassy through Arab terrorists; the unknown hero who played an act of outrageous bold then silently disappeared. Now, by surprise, Kendrick is a dwelling goal pursued by way of the terrorists he outwitted. including the attractive girl who as soon as kept his existence, Kendrick enters a dangerous enviornment the place the one forex is blood, the place apprehensive whispers communicate of violence but to return and the place Kendrick's life—and the destiny of the loose world—may finally relaxation within the robust palms of a mysterious and lethal determine recognized in simple terms because the Mahdi.
From the Paperback edition.
Out of the floor via the water’s facet. Above, the massive residence couldn't be visible. “This’ll do,” stated Adrienne Rashad. “Do?” exclaimed Kendrick. “What was once that little workout all approximately? And whereas we’re at it let’s get a number of issues immediately. I relish the truth that you most likely stored my life—probably, now not by way of any demeanour of capability provable—but I don’t take orders from you, and in my thought of opinion I’m now not a rattling idiot, and despite my novice prestige you’re answering to me, I’m now not.
eating for him—and now this night, so terrible. I don’t imagine both people might deal with own complications.” “Thank heaven we’re on scrambler. persist with your instincts, box Agent Rashad. They’ve served us good in unique Projects.… I’ll name you within the morning with directions. stable looking, pricey niece.” Khalehla again to her seat and Evan’s frightened stare. “Other worlds pass on and they’re simply as lethal, I’m afraid,” she stated, buckling her seat belt. “That was once the station leader in Cairo.
acknowledged that the workplace wasn’t worthy a ‘bucket of hot spit.’ ” “Not nowadays, and positively no longer within the fingers of Evan Kendrick. You have been evidently in Cairo while he seemed on tv here—” “I used to be in Cairo,” interrupted Khalehla, “but we now have an American channel—tapes, after all. I observed him and I’ve noticeable him the following as a consequence and again and again, thank you doubtless on your … time table. He was once first-class, very clever and appealing.” “Miss Rashad, he’s detailed. He’s unbuyable and he speaks his brain.
proven. i used to be confident I knew who used to be in the back of the Palestinians and why—he’d used a similar strategies on my corporation: the reality. I had connections with the main robust males within the Sultanate and whole executive safety. allow them to discuss with younger Ahmat, he’d like to get that straightened out; his nostril remains to be out of joint. back, the reality, even if i used to be within the prisoner compound, the place i used to be watched each minute by means of the police.… My aim all through was once in basic terms to get the data I knew.
Have killed me.” “Good Christ, you’re Israeli!” “You’re the American.” “Why did you do it? What are you doing here?” “It’s no longer my choice.” “That’s no answer!” “My orders are to offer no answers.” “You needed to kill him?” cried Kendrick, turning and wincing on the sight of the lifeless, mutilated Palestinian. “To use his phrases, ‘Why not?’ They slaughter our youngsters in schoolyards, blow up planes and buses jam-packed with our voters, execute our blameless athletes in Munich, shoot outdated males within the.