Part 4 The Titanic, Chapters 49-54, pgs. 271-296 Summary
"The late-afternoon sun was just touching the tops of the trees as Gene Seagram sat slouched on a bench in East Potomac Park and contemplated the Colt revolver in his lap. Serial number 204,783, he thought, you're about to serve the purpose you were manufactured for. Almost lovingly, he ran his fingers over the barrel, the cylinder, and the grips. Suicide: it seems the ideal solution to end his flight into black depression. He marveled that he hadn't thought of it before. No more uncontrollable crying in the middle of the night. No more sensations of worthlessness or the gnawing inside his guts that his life and been a transparent sham" (Chapter 49, pg.271).
The Sicilian Project and Dana were all that he had and all that mattered to him. Now Dana was gone and the Sicilian Project wasn't going the way he...