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By Jack Higgins

Strive against, love and sacrifice from the twilight of the conflict during this vintage mystery of WW2 experience. The occupied Channel Islands: the final outpost of German resistance on the finish of a protracted and savage clash. so much feared between them: St Pierre. The mid-Atlantic castle selected through a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal stand. With Berlin at the verge of seize, it's the such a lot delicate undertaking of the battle. An finish video game that demands a hero – with anything else along with. A video game for a battle-hardened veteran able to lay down his lifestyles for his birthplace. And for the lady he left behind…

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A Game for Heroes

Strive against, love and sacrifice from the twilight of the struggle during this vintage mystery of WW2 experience. The occupied Channel Islands: the final outpost of German resistance on the finish of a protracted and savage clash. so much feared between them: St Pierre. The mid-Atlantic castle selected via a crazed SS Commandant for his suicidal stand.

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Rief Roddy automatisch aus; Pottwale strandeten nicht, jedenfalls nicht in Brighton. Aber jetzt erschien er auf dem Bildschirm. Ein junger Reporter stand neben dem Tier und hatte besitzergreifend seine Hand auf dessen riesige Flanke gelegt. �… immer noch nicht ganz sicher, um was für eine Art von Wal es sich handelt und warum er auf den Strand geschwommen ist«, sagte der Reporter gerade, während hinter ihm grinsende Teenager ins Bild schlurften. »War es ein verzweifelter Versuch, Selbstmord zu begehen, Todessehnsucht, oder hat er sich einfach nur verirrt?

Als er zum ersten Mal mit seiner Junggesellenherde in den kalten Ozean gezogen war, hatten sie bei Sonnenuntergang Scheinkämpfe miteinander ausgefochten, sie hatten sich gejagt, geschubst, tot gespielt und angeberische Mätzchen gemacht. Knapp unter der Oberfläche waren sie durchs Wasser gerast, hatten sich aufgebäumt und waren dann spektakulär in die Luft gesprungen. Oder sie hatten sich tief im nahrungsreichen Polarmeer irreführende Botschaften geschickt; er hatte sich den Bauch mit trägen Tintenfischen vollgeschlagen, jedoch signalisiert, dass es kaum Beute gab.

Daddy, ich habe jetzt mein eigenes Leben. « �Ich …« �Um ›erfolgreich‹ und reich zu sein. Um hundertmal mehr von den Ressourcen der Welt zu konsumieren, als ein einzelner Mensch braucht oder will. « Rattigan blinzelte wütend. Erst jetzt merkte er, dass Leute zuschauten: die Bastarde, die ungewaschenen Sozialfälle, die heruntergekommenen Hoffnungslosen. Am liebsten würde ich sie alle umbringen, dachte er. Ally, tu mir das nicht an. «, fragte er leise. « �Du kleine Närrin«, flüsterte er hilflos.

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