By D. Harlan Wilson
Considering the fact that he assassinated the Nowhere guy, Vincent Prague hasn't been an analogous, haunted via the ontological impossibility of the kill. His famous person prestige has skyrocketed, even though, and everyone wishes a bit of him. The MAP (Ministry of utilized strain) promotes him to Anvil-in-Chief, the catbird's seat of detailed brokers. below the so-stupid-it's-genius alias of "Vincent 'Codename' Prague," he works a case that leads him to the previous Czech Republik's Prague, a gloomy cirque du urban the place androids run wild, femme fatales chronically manhandle him, and a mad chef named Doktor Teufelsdr?ckh has created a Hitler/Keats/Daikaiju hybrid that will make Frankenstein's monster sing like a Von Trapp ... In an overtechnologized global of continuous reckoning, all Vincent has are his wits, his guns, and a briefcase packed with replaceable extremities to crack a mysterious code that, he quickly discovers, is living inside himself.
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Whatever the case, you know the rules—spies can pick their own codenames. Doesn’t make much sense to me. Then again, neither does my wife’s cooking. Neither does day and night, for that matter. Any questions? Concerns? You’re the Anvil-in-Chief now. ” Prague did his best to keep his cool and breathe evenly. A difficult task. The MAP had fucked him over more than once. They’d fuck him over again. Not to mention his boss’s eccentricities and terrific longwindedness. But being in the cut was all he knew.
Nightly reruns of The A-Team began in fifteen minutes and he needed to have a shit first. Best wrap this shindig up. The Butcher’s ham-fists glistened with toxic juices that dripped onto the street in corrosive, smoking pools. Its stovepipe hat was a Leaning Tower of Pisa that seemed on the edge of collapse. The handles of its mustache quivered. “End a the line for you, you unholy sack a shit. No sprat fucks with the Butchah. ” “Them’s fightin’ words, Bill,” yawned Prague. Still, the taunt worked.
Her tongue felt like leather. On Day 1,241, they cut Prague down and unleashed him into the general population. It took 100+ days to get used to standing and walking upright. Patients weren’t allowed to wear clothes. Orderlies shaved them from head to toe with dull straight razors every day. A mechanical pharmacist stalked them constantly, machinegunning pills that were absorbed into the skin on impact. Patients had to sleep two per single cot. Prague’s bedmate was a cannibal. Every morning he woke up bleeding martini juice, chunks of flesh torn from his limbs, abdomen and back, and he had to visit the medical ward, which was owned and operated by cannibal sympathizers who reluctantly sewed Prague up, although not without serving him a fair share of procannibal propaganda.
Codename Prague by D. Harlan Wilson