So if not the president, what then? asked Reel. The vice president? The Speaker of the House? A prominent cabinet secretary? A Supreme Court justice perhaps? maybe even a dirty bomb in a populous area. And the target would be largely symbolic and the message would be, 'We can get to your leaders or people anytime we want.' It would definitely be a blow to this country should they succeed."
But what's the endgame on this? asked Robie. After they strike back Pyongyang may release to the world whatever evidence they have about a plot led by this country to assassinate their leader. The world won't believe the North Koreans. They hardly have credibility, Robie pointed out. But it this case they would be telling the truth wouldn't they? And we don't know what they might ahve discovered. From Pak. Or from Lloyd Carson. The DCI doesn't think there is anythig there. But his judgement has not been infallible. They stand up, sit down, and attacked the food and drink hot coffee down. They said nothing as they devoured the meal.
Footsteps sounded again, and each of them instinctively clutched the knife next to their plate. However, it merely took the order table. Other escort with him. He led them to the bathroom, where they cleaned and fresh dressing.When they return to their room Reel whisper of Robie, "This is more my panic waterboarding. Why are good for us?"