Thunderball - Chapter 10, The Disco Volante Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10, The Disco Volante Summary

No. 1, Emilio Largo, oversees the recovery of the two nuclear weapons. The weapons are taken on board his extravagantly expensive yacht, the Disco Volante. It is a hydrofoil yacht that travels just above the water at high speeds, making it difficult to follow and detect. The yacht can also navigate shallow waters, making it well suited to the Bahamas. Largo reports the successful recovery of the weapons to Blofeld by radio.

Largo is a handsome, athletic man, but his good looks are hard and smarmy. Attractive to women, Largo has satyr-like lips, oiled hair, and a hooked nose. He is a ruthless, successful criminal who womanizes and lives the high life among wealthy companions. This makes Largo's cover as a seeker of sunken treasure perfect.

Largo talks to Kotze, the physicist. He has run into no problems...

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