Now, I continue to share from the novel, Sworn To Secrecy For Life: A Young American Spy's Odyssey through War-torn Germany and Russia, by author Charles Joseph Fickey. The following 100 word excerpt is taken from Chapter 45, "Berlin, Fourth Day", page 287:
"Dummy! To go to my room," Irina answered.
"Why?" asked Karl.
"Don't you realize this is how I make my living?" she said.
Karl gave her that look.
"You think that is terrible, don't you? Well, how many people have you killed?" she asked.
Karl gave an honest reply, "Thousands." and he described the battle at Pripet Marsh. It made him sick to think about it.
"Am I worse for sleeping with a man at night than you, killing so many people?" Irina asked.
This really cut through..."
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