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The proceeds were rumored to be supporting the Afghan rebels in their s war against the Soviet invasion. Jimmy Divine had seen blue his entire life - nothing but sky and water. Now, in the space of six days and nine hundred miles, everything was green - flora, fields, and forests.
He now understood why the English had chosen the lush banks of a river they christened the James to build their first permanent settlement in the Americas in Or was it serendipity - given the tens of thousands of dollars he had deposited in the cookie jars of the poor people in the Bahamas? Three boats slid out of south Florida, the operative assuring the Bahamian that there would be sufficient manpower to offload both the mother ship - in this case an absolutely gorgeous foot triple-mast sailing schooner that Jimmy assumed was owned if not captained by a wealthy Arabian.
The trawler then hooked up with the two smaller boats twenty-five miles offshore - a weed line well outside U.
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Way back in , the United States had established a three-mile territorial limit that remained in the books until the s, when Ronald Reagan cited national security concerns as a reason to increase territorial waters to a dozen miles. The way he figured it, he was now working for them for once. Were that to happen, and the illegal cargo discovered, he knew that he and his crew would be the fall guys, CIA fingerprints or not.
Everything you see here is legitimate.
This hashish is the property of the U. It was agreed by all parties that the valuable shipment, its proceeds believed destined for U.
That way, if one of the boats got stopped and boarded by the authorities, the entire cargo of hashish would not be compromised - and there would be less chance of the drug scandal of the century unfolding in the press and sending shockwaves from Norfolk, Virginia, up the Potomac River, and into Washington. It was like going back in time. Soon, Jimmy passed the historic seaport of Claremont, home to only three hundred Virginians, where he cut back the throttle and allowed the trailing boats sufficient time to catch up with him.
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