Vince Flynn Writing Styles in Term Limits

Vince Flynn
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Term Limits is told from a third-person point of view. Although Michael O'Rourke appears to be the main protagonist, the perspective changes often, and readers are exposed to each character's thoughts. The chapters often include scenes that would be well suited for a movie script or play, with the action rapidly switching from place to place and character to character. In the final chapters, the author continually shifts back and forth between scenes to show Nance and Jarod torturing Michael, Coleman speaking to Stansfield on the phone as the FBI pursues him, McMahon and his agents in pursuit, and Stansfield rushing to the ranch via helicopter.

By using this technique, readers are treated to multiple examples of foreshadowing. The book opens with a description of an unnamed assassin who is preparing for the violence of the next day, but then the author provides a bird-eye view...

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