The Black Venus Contract Author:Philip Atlee "Go get yourself kidnapped, Joe." — The agency instructions were explicit. I was to check into Sao Paulo, the dynamo of Brazilian economy, as local head of a multimillion dollar Yank firm -- for the sole purpose of getting myself hijacked. — Terrorists were holding one of the agency's top men, and it was my job to get him back. Getting kidnapped w... more »as the only chance we had.
It must have been a very slim chance. I was almost never called in unless the situation was out of hand or worsening. For me it was business as usual.