History Literature / DeadOrAlive

21st Sep '15 9:55:51 AM robbulldog
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** The Emir's lawyer also was a horrible caricature - from her name "Cochrane", to her delusional attraction to the terrorist mastermind.
14th Sep '15 4:16:25 AM CharlesPhipps
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[[caption-width-right:350: The Emir's days are numbered.]]
8th Sep '15 8:21:34 PM CharlesPhipps
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* FateWorseThanDeath: The interrogation of [[spoiler: The Emir]] goes beyond garden-variety torture to a simulated heart attack using succinylcholine. Properly administered, it can be done over and over and over again [[spoiler: although once is sufficient to break The Emir]].

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* FateWorseThanDeath: The interrogation of [[spoiler: The Emir]] goes beyond garden-variety torture to a simulated heart attack using succinylcholine. Properly administered, it can be done over and over and over again [[spoiler: although once is sufficient to break The the Emir]].
8th Sep '15 8:19:10 PM CharlesPhipps
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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: The Campus is illegal and doing illegal things but "blank pardons" provided by Jack Ryan while in office allow them to be cleared for any and all crimes they committed.



* BadassBookworm: Both Jacks.
* BigBad: The Emir.

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* BadassBookworm: Both Jacks.
Jack Ryan and his son.
* BigBad: The Emir.Emir is responsible for the 9/11 attacks.
* CaptainErsatz: The Emir is Osama Bin Ladin in everything but name.



* KickTheDog: The Emir murders a prostitute on the possibility she might have recognized him.



* RefugeInAudacity: The premise is an illegal murder organization for a non-sitting President is killing terrorists across the globe. However, they were given "signed pardons" so it's all legal, somehow.



27th Nov '14 10:40:19 AM Nohbody
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18th Aug '14 4:18:59 PM Brick3621
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* CIAEvilFBIGood: More like CIA and NSA incompetent due to [[ExecutiveMeddling political interference from on high]], Campus good.



* {{NSA}}



* InterserviceRivalry: The NSA and CIA have this. The Campus has this with them but it's because they're so much better.

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* InterserviceRivalry: The NSA and CIA have this. The Campus has this with them but it's because they're so much better.don't cooperate very well.
5th Aug '14 5:28:29 AM parking_god
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* TortureAlwaysWorks: Subverted repeatedly in the dialogue until the final act of the book where it suddenly worked.

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* TortureAlwaysWorks: Subverted repeatedly in the dialogue until the [[spoiler:the final act of the book where it suddenly worked.
worked]].
1st Aug '14 6:39:31 PM parking_god
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* GenerationXerox: Jack Ryan Junior is a Wallstreet executive turned Intelligence Analyst turned Badass. Just like Dear Old Dad.

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* FateWorseThanDeath: The interrogation of [[spoiler: The Emir]] goes beyond garden-variety torture to a simulated heart attack using succinylcholine. Properly administered, it can be done over and over and over again [[spoiler: although once is sufficient to break The Emir]].
* GenerationXerox: Jack Ryan Junior is a Wallstreet Wall Street executive turned Intelligence Analyst turned Badass. Just like Dear Old Dad.
5th Feb '14 7:29:45 PM Nohbody
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Unrelated to the FightingGame ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive''.
9th Jul '13 12:58:55 PM DynamicDragon
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