The Bourne Supremacy Characters

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Jason Bourne (a.k.a. David Webb)

Gradually, throughout the novel, the protagonist's complex "pre-history" is clarified. Webb/ Bourne is an amnesiac, who show signs of "dissociative identity disorder" (DID). As Webb, he is a Foreign Service officer specializing in Far Eastern affairs. Stationed in Cambodia during the Vietnam War, he watches his Thai wife and two children killed by what he is sure is a North Vietnamese aircraft. Webb goes berserk and joins a special, top secret organization called "Medusa," and adopts the codename "Delta." The death squad operates throughout the region. On one mission, Delta executes Jason Bourne, a convicted murderer and traitor, in Tam Quan. With nothing to do after the war, Delta joins "Treadstone-71," a black operation under the CIA, and assumes the Bourne identity and becomes a world-famous gun-for-hire. His new codename is "Cain," and his primary target is the infamous Carlos the Jackal...

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