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By Warren Murphy

Barney Daniels used to be the best brokers the CIA ever had. there has been no challenge too huge, no secret too advanced, no interrogation topic too taciturn. Daniels cracked all of them. yet years within the corporation take a toll on a guy. He cracked too, and in the midst of a tiny valuable American village, Barney Daniels known as a global press convention, making the covert overt and brazenly admitting the CIA’s clandestine involvement within the overthrow of Hispania’s regime. a humiliation to the USA and a legal responsibility to the CIA, the Destroyer is tasked with making sure Daniels’ silence. It’s a task that rubs Remo the incorrect way—so a lot in order that it can be his last.

Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an all-American cop recruited—through hugely unorthodox methods—by a mystery executive law-enforcement association. proficient within the esoteric martial paintings of Sinanju through his elderly Korean mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's final defensive line opposed to mad scientists, equipped crime, historic 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 around the world for many years.

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Vos quedate tranquilo, yo me ocupo. Todo va bien. Te espero a las doce. Le dije que sí, y me fui. Pero mi intención era volver a las cuatro y hablar de frente con ese cardiólogo. Jamás había tenido yo experiencias directas que tuvieran que ver con ataques al corazón, pero el estado en que había visto a mi padre me resultaba completamente inconciliable con mis profanas nociones de medicina. “Me están tomando por estúpido”, pensé. La expectativa del encuentro con Shirley me ayudó a remontar la situación.

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