Thunderball - Chapter 14, Sour Martinis Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14, Sour Martinis Summary

Bond does not report his lead to M, in case it amounts to nothing. He learns, though, that Largo's ship does not use as much fuel as he claimed, so Largo is definitely hiding something in the hold. After a brief rest, during which Bond dreams of Largo turning into a shark and threatening Domino, Bond and Leiter go to the bar for drinks. Leiter chastises the barman for cutting the martinis with water and extra-large olives and gets him to make some real martinis.

Leiter asks Bond if the espionage business has gotten boring, but Bond claims some enemy always arises. Bond suggests he and Leiter search for the downed airplane with a small plane the next day and Leiter agrees. Leiter tells Bond the U.S. has put a squadron of aircraft and a nuclear submarine at...

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