On Her Majesty's Secret Service Characters

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James Bond, a spy for Her Majesty's Secret Service, leads a dangerous and exciting life. He is a fantasy character, living not in the real world, but in a world of masculine daydreams. In Bond's world, the thrill of danger outweighs the path of safety. In Bond's world, one man's risky behavior will always foil the plot of the evil villain. In Bond's world, there are no gray areas. There is only good versus evil. Bond is good, and therefore his enemy is evil. In Bond's world, women are beautiful, sensual, sexually active, and sexually willing. Women are also servile, fulfilling Bond's needs and responding to his whims. This world makes Bond's life a fantasy life, but ultimately, Bond exists to give the reader vicarious thrills.

Bond's fantasy persona has a few cracks. Bond is an alcoholic, drinking to both calm his nerves and get himself...

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