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Romulus and Remus are two CIA agents, their direct instructor is John Elliott. They both were picked up at an orphanage by Elliott at the age of about eight, raised together as brothers and specially trained to supersede every other agent in the service. This is what they know. What they do not know is that they are part of a system Elliott had invented to build up his own private army of pros which can be assigned to any job he wishes. One day Romulus takes over a job in the course of which he and his team blow up a house and about half a dozen civilians with it. After that Romulus feels he is being chased by both men of the CIA and the Mossad. He has to find out that Elliott betrayed both him and Remus from the start. Elliott used them and others, which were recruited and raised the same way Romulus and Remus were, to support a secret agreement that was constituted between top secret service leaders of England, France, Russia, Germany and the USA after the second world war. To its ... Written by
Alto Speckhardt <Alto.Speckhardt@student.uni-ulm.de>
This was a great book and turned into a surprisingly good movie, even for television. It was written by David Morrell, who also wrote First Blood, in case you didn't know. Robert Mitchum, David Morse, Connie Sellecca and a host of others made this quite an ensemble cast for a television production. If you can find the movie, watch it. If you can find the book, read it. After all, you have what else to do?
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