The Centre rushes to prepare Martha's exfil as Directorate S agents try to locate her but, it seems that a backup transport was also ordered. FBI tears up the Clark Westerfeld apartment. Martha almost walks into the FBI dragnet. Philip is overcome with self-recrimination...KGB may kill Martha. The FBI intercepts a call to Martha's parents from Woodley Park and stake out the area. Philip gets a call from Rock Creek Park; Elizabeth races to reach her and brings her in bruised but alive. Oleg does not know why backup transport was ordered. Gaad waxes philosophical about his FBI career in flames as the Jennings kids drink beer with Stan's son. Philip is finally honest with Martha, over Elizabeth's objections. Martha knows that she will be completely alone in Moscow. Will tomorrow's plane carry one rat or two? Or will Martha bite the Valium bullet and refuse to be forced to defect and commit further treason?
Did You Know?
[All trivia items for this title are spoilers.
Philip mispronounces his own Russian birth name. It doesn't have a hard K sound, but a softer "kh" similar to the "ch" in the correct pronunciation of the Scottish word "loch". See more
I'm in charge of FBI Counter-Intelligence, and my secretary married a KGB officer.