The Killer Collective Symbols & Objects

Barry Eisler
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Guns

Throughout the novel, guns are a symbol of safety and security. In a line of work where there is danger around every corner, the characters feel vulnerable without their weapons. When approached by a stranger at her gym, Livia is "glad her glock was inches from her hand" (52) in the case that she might need it - even before there was obvious danger. Similarly, Larison refuses to get out of the car in front of Ben's house "with nothing to offer but a handshake" (129), knowing Ben would turn to the safety of his gun as well.

Delilah

As a former Mossad honeytrap specialist, Delilah serves as a symbol of lust. She uses her beauty and charm to gather intel on OGE and eventually, lures Graham into the team's trap in order to kidnap him. Graham is not the only man to fall for her charms, however...

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