3rd Degree Themes

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Good v. Evil

As is common in crime fighting novels, good versus evil is the novel's main theme. Boxer and her friends represent the good. They fight tirelessly, and at great personal expense, to fight the evil in their city. Boxer gives up a proper love life, as does Jill. Claire gives up time with her loved ones. They all give up days on end to pursue the criminals.

Danko, Malcolm and Lemouz represent evil. They are men who care more about their message than the people whom their evil hurts. There evil is escalated by the fact that they kill innocent people to get their message out.

Several times, it seems that evil may win this contest. This is especially true when Boxer discovers Jill's body. In killing on of the good agents, it seems that evil scores a point. However, this serves to motivate Boxer further to...

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