The End of the Beginning
The End of the Beginning

Sequence of author: The destroyer(№128)
Keywords: Chiun Destroyer Remo

The End of the Beginning

Warren Murphy
Richard Sapir

Detective science fiction

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Destroyer 128: The End of the Beginning By Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir PROLOGUE "He does not belong. No matter what lies he tells you." Ancient fury sparked in the depths of his mother's almond-shaped eyes. Beyond her crooked shape, orange flames crackled in the stone fireplace. The small house was warm through no effort of those who lived there. The same was true for all the homes in the village, for as far back as anyone could remember. The firewood was always there in the warm house with the solid roof that kept out the driving spring rain and winter wind, all because of him. The Impostor. Those who thanked him didn't know the truth. He was a fraud masquerading as their protector. There were no thanks for the Impostor in this house. So what if he kept fires burning and bellies full? In this tiny house, the hatred was worse than the cold. Ancient malice gnawed bellies far worse than any hunger pangs. "Learn well what he teaches you," his mother...