By Chris Ryan
3 years in the past Matt Browning was once thrown out of the unit for wondering an order – and he was once on his method out of the SAS. Now, simply while he thinks he has placed army lifestyles in the back of him, he unearths himself dragged again into action.
MI6 are tough he is helping an enormous medicines corporation damage copies of its medicinal drugs being produced through japanese ecu gangsters. however the challenge isn't really what it seems.
An outdated pal from the military has become a homicidal maniac – and so are infantrymen from round the state. by surprise Matt reveals himself thrust into the centre of a perilous mystery.
As the solutions begin to resolve, Matt reveals himself the one guy in ownership of a terrifying mystery. on my own and at the run he's up opposed to The Increment – the main ruthless, deadly killing computer on earth.
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My factories are quick. we will make no matter what you will want, everytime you wish it. as long as we receives a commission. ’ regular your self, Matt informed himself: twelve, 11, ten … He picked up the case, and began to go it throughout to Leshko. ‘Here, you count number it. ’ Matt took steps backwards: 5, 4, 3 … He didn’t are looking to search for, yet he may possibly pay attention the Land Rover coming over the ridge, and the hum of its engine because it began to speed up. It was once 300 yards away now. Leshko was once starting the case, his cognizance momentarily captured by means of the notes within. Matt may well see his eyes gleaming as he feasted at the thick wedges of notes. He grew to become, the case in his hand, as though he have been approximately to place it within the automobile. If he does, Matt realised, he’ll see Malenkov. ‘Why don’t you count number the money? ’ acknowledged Matt quick. ‘Then we’ve wrapped up the deal. ’ Leshko grinned. ‘Shouldn’t I belief you? ’ ‘Just count number it. ’ The safeguard used to be status subsequent to him, his again to the line too, having a look edgily in the direction of Matt. The Land Rover was once only a hundred yards in the back of them now, its pace determining up. preserve taking a look the opposite direction, mate. then you definitely won’t understand what’s hitting you. The tyres at the Land Rover screeched because it pulled tough off the line. It swerved, smashing into the again of the shield with a brutal blow. It impacted simply above the waist, crushing difficult into his backbone, immediately paralysing him. He fell to the floor, the wheel of the motor vehicle crashing into his head. In entrance of them, the shield within the Merc fired off a caution shot towards Malenkov, then slammed the automobile door close, and Leshko spun around, a glance of terror on his face. The Land Rover had slowed after hitting the safeguard, however it had no longer stalled. within the break up moment on hand, Leshko attempted desperately to save lots of himself, throwing himself to the precise, however the automobile beaten into his left thigh, spinning his physique sideways, and sending it excessive into the air. Matt may well listen the snap of bones, the place he have been hit: his left leg had certainly long gone, perhaps his hip and pelvis in addition. Matt jumped forwards. a fragment of a moment. That’s all i must keep myself. He moved quickly sideways, operating round to the again of the Land Rover and grabbing the AN-49 kept within the open boot. The gun felt sturdy in his fingers as he flicked its defense seize. Kneeling, he raised the gun to his eye, then fired a rapid around of bullets into the safeguard at the flooring. The physique twitched because the steel tore into his flesh, then it fell nonetheless. Matt moved round to front of the Land Rover and became his hearth directly to the Mercedes. The bullets ripped into the tyres, turning them into free shreds, however the bullets simply bounced off the outside of the automobile. Matt moved nearer, peppering the home windows with bullets, yet they ricocheted up into the air. With the butt of the rifle, he attempted to break open the window, however the energy of the glass deflected his toughest blows. ‘Fuck it,’ shouted Matt. ‘He’s getting away. ’ He may well pay attention the engine at the Mercedes roaring into existence, because the driving force tried to opposite.