Night Soldiers Themes

Alan Furst
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Brotherhood

The Soviet Union recruited their espionage agents from many countries, as shown by the nationalities of the men who share Khristo's training class. It may well have been the intention of the Soviets to choose these men in hopes they would not find a commonality, but in the case of Khristo, Kulic, Voluta and Goldman, the experience of becoming a unit and working together formed a brotherhood that could not be broken.

The brotherhood was jokingly named by Marike, Khristo's lover in Moscow. The men are designated Unit 8, for training exercises in Belov, a small town a train's ride from Moscow. During this time they are pitted against other units and they are wildly successful; however, their unit does not win first place. Kulic creates a code, BF 825, which innocently represents Brotherhood Front, with the listing of the units as they should have been, with Unit 8 in first...

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