By Chris Ryan
The fellows within the Regiment understand they face their fiercest enemies after they struggle the Taliban. No-one is more challenging, extra lethal - or extra crafty. And in the event that they input the Taliban's kill region, they understand simply what to expect...When 3 lethal Stinger missiles cross lacking in Helmand Province, the Regiment is tasked to retrieve the guns in any respect expenditures. SAS legend Jack Harker has a venture to guide an eight-man staff right into a suspected Taliban facility. he is suspicious approximately what the goals of the venture rather are - and it really is approximately to get noisy. in the meantime, in Belfast, Siobhan Byrne, a hugely educated surveillance operative, is infiltrating the drug group of a former IRA commander. yet are her explanations specialist or own? Even she does not recognize any longer. Neither Jack nor Siobhan can bet simply how heavily associated their operations are approximately to develop into, or simply what is at stake. yet because the President of the us makes plans to go to the united kingdom, a devastating plot unfolds.
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It was once a similar man he’d noticeable out at the floor prior. The armed males stood by means of the door whereas their chief approached Jack, who remained nonetheless within the nook. He was once tall – nearly as tall as Jack – and he towered above him, having a look down impassively at his prisoner. He stank of sweat. after which he spoke. His voice was once seriously accented, yet his English used to be strangely solid. ‘You will converse into the camera,’ he acknowledged. ‘You will supply your identify and inform the realm that you're being good taken care of, for now, yet that you're going to die a painful demise except the President of the USA pronounces the fast withdrawal of his troops from Afghanistan. if you happen to try and say whatever diverse, you may be lifeless sooner than you end the sentence. ’ Jack took a deep, gradual breath. keep watch over your worry. preserve your brain calm. He needed to do what they stated for now – try out something macho and they’d be compelled to claim their authority. And if Jack desired to have any probability of escaping, he wanted his physique to be in nearly as good a form as attainable. He nodded on the guy, doing what he may well to appear as unprovocative as attainable, then waited whereas the cameraman took up his place in entrance of him. a bit crimson mild shone on the entrance of the digital camera. ‘Speak now,’ stated the chief. ‘My identify is Jack Harker,’ he acknowledged. ‘Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. ’ Then he licked his lips, saved his eyes at the digicam and repeated the message his captor had given him. The cameraman decreased the desktop. He stepped again whereas the chief approached Jack once again. He crouched down in order that their faces have been on the comparable point. Jack may well see the pores on his darkish epidermis, and the sweat on his forehead. ‘Jack Harker,’ he rasped, solving Jack with a passionless stare. Then, particularly abruptly, his lips moulded right into a smile. ‘You are mendacity, after all. ’ Jack shook his head. His captor’s smile grew broader. ‘You will deny it now. yet given time, you'll let us know every thing we wish to understand. you'll be begging to inform me issues, since you will remember that i'm going to in basic terms allow you to die as soon as i'm chuffed. And think me, infidel, you'll want to die very quickly. ’ ‘Please,’ Jack insisted, his voice croaking as he did his top to sound deceptively vulnerable. ‘I’ll do what you ask. I’ll let you know whatever you must understand. My identify is Jack Harker. Royal Regiment of—’ ‘Quiet! ’ His four-fingered captor raised his reliable hand. instantly the cameraman passed over the digital camera. ‘You aren't the 1st soldier now we have captured in contemporary days,’ the Talib endured. ‘We stuck a more youthful guy than you. An American. i'm going to express you what occurred to him. ’ He spread out the viewing monitor of the digicam, fiddled with the controls for a couple of seconds, then became it around for Jack to work out. The reveal glowed vibrant within the dimness of the room, and the sound from the digicam, although it used to be quiet, looked as if it would echo off the partitions. It used to be a scream. It seemed like an animal being slaughtered, yet Jack knew it was once a human. the picture was once blurred and shaky, and it wasn’t until eventually the digicam panned out a bit that he realised what he used to be seeing.