Short Essay Questions Key
1. Why is the plane re-routed at the beginning of the book?
The plane is re-routed at the beginning of the book because it is taken over by terrorists, and these terrorists have to be overcome by the capable men who are on board.
2. What do the captured homeless men find when they first wake up?
When the captured homeless men first wake up, they find themselves in a nice, clean facility with a breakfast buffet and as much liquor as they want.
3. What is the agreement between Switzerland and Rainbow?
The government of Switzerland has an agreement with Rainbow. Once a situation has escalated beyond the capacity of local law enforcement, Rainbow is to be called in. The situation is adjudged as such when one of the hostages is murdered.
4. In the hostage situation, how are the terrorists taken out?
Chavez and three team members crawl to the front of the building while three others are ready at the back. Irishman Paddy Connolly detonates an explosive on the rear door, demolishing the heavy steel barrier seconds after Rainbow members set off flash-bangs that shatter the glass front door. Rainbow members enter the building and within minutes kill all four terrorists.
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