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On Her Majesty's Secret Service Themes

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Themes

Risk-Taking

James Bond is a risk taker. He is not lured by offers of money, since he easily refuses Draco's offer of a million pounds to marry his daughter. He is not lured by a title, since he ignores Griffon Or's intimation that Bond might be related to a baronetcy. In fact, Bond will not succumb to any normal temptations, which makes him a valuable asset as a spy. However, Bond is both addicted to and lured by danger and risk.

In the beginning of the novel, Bond is considering leaving his position as an agent of the Secret Service because his job has lost its excitement and thrill. Bond lives only for the extreme highs that come with extreme danger. He risks all his money at the casino table. He throws all his winnings back to the table for the chance to win back half. Even Bond's proposal...

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