By Mickey Spillane
Tiger Mann is a veteran of the second one international struggle, having battled the Nazis and their collaborators in Europe. The warfare has been over for it slow and now he's struggling with the communists and the folk he perspectives as their collaborators. Mann is uncompromising with humans on each side of the struggle, in lots of methods he reserves his maximum contempt for the "pinkos", those that don't give some thought to communism that undesirable or that a lot of a threat.
Tiger additionally has a few severe emotional luggage left over from the battle, the place his nice love grew to become out to be a ruthless Nazi collaborator that attempted to kill him. Her identify was once Rondine and now he thinks she has again from the lifeless in one other guise after large cosmetic surgery.
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N. buildings the black limousines were pulling away from the curbs with taxis filling in the places they left. I waited ten minutes before Rondine came out, watched while she paused in the doorway until a tall brunette in a tan suede coat came out and they walked toward me together. The brunette I had seen before. She was the one Burton Selwick had visited down in the Village and taken out to supper. " It should have startled her, but didn't, that's how good she was. She turned her head almost casually, but her smile was a shade too tight to be real.
Realism can come to an end at times. There wasn't even a fig leaf and the exaggeration was too much to be believed. "You got a fetish," I said. only wishful thinking," she smiled. " "Don't you all," I said. " "No. The reverse process is far more interesting. " Her smile was a teasing thing. " She pointed to an icebox half hidden behind a curtain. " She walked off into a bedroom at the far end of the room without bothering to shut the door. I found a Pabst, jacked it open and poured it into a glass to get a head on it.
Mann is an associate of mine, has served under my command and is, at present, engaged in activities that make his presence vital. Security on him is clear. I will vouch for him completely. " For just a moment there was an exchange of looks, a silent acknowledgment to accept Corbinet's opinion and Vincent Case nodded. "There is no reason not to go along with you, sir. After all, you are in an official capacity and our governments must work together. " Charlie glanced my way and I followed his lead, letting him do the talking.