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COVER OF DARKNESS




By



David Edgerley Gates








COVER OF DARKNESS

David Edgerley Gates

Copyright© 1998 DAVID EDGERLEY GATES


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McElroy got off the plane at Gatow at 2100 hours Berlin time. Kim Adrian was there to meet him. The two men shook hands.

“Why all the hugger-mugger?” McElroy asked.

Adrian smiled apologetically.

“We find ourselves captive to informed sources,” he told him. “We’re on our own patch here, of course, but the Americans supplied us with the operational intelligence.”

“Does that mean we have to play by their rules?” McElroy asked.

Adrian shrugged. “A small price to pay,” he said.

The face of the airfield was greasy in the drizzle of light rain, the runways vacant and granular under the glare of the approach lights. Blue halogen lamps hissed along the perimeter fence, and the clang of metal striking metal carried clearly across the vault of open space, as sound travels over water.

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