Deep Lie: A Novel Themes

Stuart Woods
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Betrayal

Betrayal is a key component of the spy genre. The author of this novel keeps up the tradition with the character of Ed Rawls. Rawls uses his friendship with Rule to undermine her in two significant ways. In a more direct way, Rawls betrays Rule by passing critical information about the investigation directly to Majorov.

In a more ruthless manner, Rawls betrays Rule by undermining her position and influence within the CIA. He shows support directly to Rule by helping her with computer access and setting up an interview, in secret, with a double agent. However, in doing these things, he is actually setting her up. He tells her superiors about her unauthorized meeting with the double agent, and also says her theories about Majorov are unsupported by facts, and that she should not be allowed to continue the investigation. Rawls is doing everything he can behind her...

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