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Angel of Destruction (Under Jurisdiction, Book 4) by Susan R. Matthews

By Susan R. Matthews

Under Jurisdiction sequence, publication 4

Bench Intelligence expert Garol Vogel is considered one of an elite few chartered through the Bench to uphold the guideline of legislations in any way he sees healthy, to rewrite coverage, assassinate corrupt officers, and topple planetary governments at his discretion.

His so much valuable success was once the amnesty he brokered for the Langsarik rebels. yet an individual is raiding depot stations within the scarf of Rikavie round Port Charid, torturing and murdering with extraordinary savagery. Vogel is familiar with the Langsariks are blameless, yet who should be guilty, and the way can he hinder a Judicial crime of terrible proportions?

Garol Vogel reveals the reply at the flawed facet of the Judicial order he’s served faithfully all his existence, and as soon as he units foot on a course of subversion and sabotage there'll be no going again for him, ceaselessly.

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He reeked of gin. It seemed to breathe out of his skin in place of sweat, and one could have fancied that the tears welling from his eyes were pure gin. But though slightly drunk he was also suffering under some grief that was genuine and unbearable. In his childish way Winston grasped that some terrible thing, something that was beyond forgiveness and could never be remedied, had just happened. It also seemed to him that he knew what it was. Someone whom the old man loved, a little granddaughter, perhaps had been killed.

If the Party could thrust its hand into the past and say of this or that event, it never happened-that, surely, was more terrifying than mere torture and death? The Party said that Oceania had never been in alliance with Eurasia. He, Winston Smith, knew that Oceania had been in alliance with Eurasia as short a time as four years ago. But where did that knowledge exist? Only in his own consciousness, which in any case must soon be annihilated. And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed-if all records told the same tale-then the lie passed into history and became truth.

He did not do so, however, because he knew that it was useless. Whether he wrote DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER, or whether he refrained from writing it, made no difference. Whether he went on with the diary, or whether he did not go on with it, made no difference. The Thought Police would get him just the same. He had committed-would still have committed, even if he had never set pen to paper-the essential crime that contained all others in itself. Thoughtcrime, they called it. Thoughtcrime was not a thing that could be concealed forever.

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