As a child , before the Death and the Journey , he had read and loved the little books about Archy and Mehitabel , their humorous verses and stories — Archy , a free - verse poet who’d been reincarnated as a cockroach , and Mehitabel , a scruffy alley cat . He identified with them both. They were nobodies, too; vermin, despised by the world. But they had nobility, and it was right that he named his tools after them.
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I know Pendergast. Sooner or later he’s going to do something crazy. Something out of left field, or of questionable ethics, or even specifically against orders.
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Pendergast’s like a serpent in the garden. My garden.
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The deceased’s name. ” He turned to Coldmoon. “ Do you see anything odd? ” “The whole thing is odd.”
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“Pickett’s going to have a fit if you ask him to do that a second time.” “We have higher loyalties than a man’s ill temper, do we not, Agent Coldmoon?”

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