Sequence of author: The destroyer(№132)
Keywords: Chiun Destroyer Remo
Detective science fiction
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Destroyer 132: Wolf's Bane By Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir Chapter 1 What's in a name? Shakespeare had posed the question, and now four hundred years later, Samuel Francisco had the answer. If you gotta ask, he told himself, you obviously haven't got a freakin' clue. Take his name, for example. "Samuel Francisco" sounded as if his parents couldn't quite decide if he would be a Jewish prophet or a waiter in a Tex-Mex restaurant. He couldn't even trim the "Samuel" back to "Sam," because it came out sounding like a certain northern California city full of fruitcakes. It was perfect, salesmen on the lot going limpwristed when they thought he couldn't see them, mincing little girlie steps as if they were trying out for fairy of the month instead of selling used cars to a bunch of idiots who couldn't tell a differential from a dipstick if their lives depended on it. Nope, he caught himself. The proper term was not "used"; it was "previously owned." That was...