Thunderball - Chapter 9, Multiple Requiem Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9, Multiple Requiem Summary

Giuseppe Petacchi is an Italian pilot. During the war, when it becomes clear which side will win, he kills the two other men on his aircraft and flies his plane to an Allied base, pretending he has been harboring Allied sympathies all along. As a result, he is a war hero. Petacchi's real motivation is his own self-interest. He has had a good career, but he wants out now, and he wants money. His current material desire is an extravagant Maserati.

Petacchi is carefully chosen by SPECTRE to steal the plane that contains the two nuclear weapons. Petacchi gets on the flight as a NATO observer. He waits patiently for his opportunity, and then he puts on an oxygen mask and sets off poison gas in the plane. After a few minutes, the crew members all begin choking and...

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