This substance signifies surveillance and, according to the narrator, was used to “pollinate suspect CIA officers in the US Embassy in Moscow” (10).
This substance represents falseness. It is given to Dominika in tablet form to prepare her for her sexual encounter with Ustinov.
These objects represent Dominika's foolhardy behavior as a double agent. She is lambasted by Gable for obtaining these items and taking them from SVR headquarters.
Smear of Vaseline
This represents tradecraft and is left by Dominika on Nate's car door handle to inform him that something important has happened.
This item represents enticement. It is sent by Bullard to Volontov as a promise of a future exchange.
Grid of Copper Filaments
This surrounds Room 216 in the Hart Senate Office Building and represents compromised security.
Montblanc Etoile Pen
This object represents protection for SWAN. It is a means for...
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