When Abraham Khan releases an e-book condemning radical Islam, the consequences hit him fast and hard -- an armed fanatic smashes into his home one evening, trying to kill him. He survives the harrowing attempt. Just barely. But will he survive the next one?
Maya Raines is the security... read more
“Even the best has its limits. Take this hotel for example. We’ve checked every corner, every cabinet, every air duct. We’ve vetted all the staff. We’ve assigned good people to guard you twenty hours a day. Anyone not authorised to be here is kept out of the building. Those are your layers of protection. If one layer is penetrated, another is there to pick up the slack. But all it takes is one guy determined enough, crazy enough, to hijack an aircraft and crash it into this hotel, and it’s all over. All those layers will count for nothing”Maya Raines
“Have you heard of the legend of the thirty-six tzadikim? Well, it goes like this. Jewish mystics believe that there are thirty-six saints living among us at all times. Ordinary men and women whose identities are unknown even to themselves. And the world is saved from destruction only because they prove themselves willing to bear suffering and hardship on behalf of others. The weight of the world, quite literally, is borne on their humble shoulders.”Deirdre Raines
“Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon cannot hear the falconer. Things fall apart. The centre cannot hold. Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere, the ceremony of innocence is drowned. The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity...”Abraham Khan
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