I said Im hungry and uncomfortable, but theyre not my major concerns.
Not to worry, said the Soviet Californian. The instant anything
unusual happens anywhere, well be reached. Ill roll up the maps.
It happened at precisely 12:02 A.M. directly after the universal
changing of the guard, during the darkest darkness of the night. The
telephone in the Commissars Suite screamed, propel ling Benjamin off the
couch. He raced across the room to the jangling, insistent instrument
and yanked it off its cradle. Yes? ... Gdye? Kogda? Shto eto znachit?
.. Da! He slammed the phone down and turned to Bourne at the dinner
table, the maps of Novgorod having replaced the room-service dishes.
Its unbelievable. At the Spanish tunnel-across the river two guards
are dead, and on this side the officer of the watch was found fifty
yards away from his post, a bullet in his throat. They ran the video