Looking back on it, he never would have been able to take down SCORPIA without the help of an insider, somebody familiar with the organization’s inner workings. Unfortunately, SCORPIA had no qualms about killing their own, least of all turncoats, and the list of surviving ex-Scorpians was abysmally short. Those who had managed to evade the all-knowing eye had moved as far from Venice as possible, gone into seclusion, changed their identities, and were impossible to trace. Alex didn’t have the luxury of time on his hands, not with SCORPIA threatening to exterminate one-third of the world’s population in just under 72 hours.
Story Notes:Begun November 2010.