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A Cats Full Nine William Benjamin Drake

A Cats Full Nine

William Benjamin Drake

Published September 19th 1999
ISBN : 9781581128215
Paperback
360 pages
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Virgil Shoop, once a world class drug courier, has brought his wife Maudine (a troll-like, ruined user already alive too long many times over, but not too far gone to have some plans of her own) to Costa Rica to kill her.Virgil has now lost his nerveMoreVirgil Shoop, once a world class drug courier, has brought his wife Maudine (a troll-like, ruined user already alive too long many times over, but not too far gone to have some plans of her own) to Costa Rica to kill her.Virgil has now lost his nerve -- except as to the matter of killing Maudine -- and hopes for gun(s) and insurance as fringe benefits from his new employer, a massive drug Ministry, building to capture the world market with an avante garde line of paraphernalia, on whose behalf he has managed to smuggle in eagerly awaited master models inside the bottoms of his many cats carrier litter fills.Counterprotagonist hero (?) surveillant Rick July arrives to face the Ministry challenge -- bringing to his task a mercenarys detachment that evolves into warriors zeal as, once under the spell of a Costa Rican beauty, heart and humanity bind him to the conflict.In the course of fleeing the scene after executing an incidental murder (it was an accident -- almost!) Virgil stumbles across the inspiration for a technique to commit the original, undetectable, perfect killing!Spawned from an epic imagination and incisive wit, this sometimes harrowing, sometimes lyrical, consistently obscene and often funny account of a multi-level battle wherein incendiary forces overlay the lure and lore of an enchanted land will deliver up every emotion of the fullnine