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Author: Avery11
Genre: Gen
(Posted in two parts due to LJ format constraints. Just follow the link to Part 2)


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The Rome Olympiad Affair

(Part I)
 

Rome, Italy – Wednesday, August 24, 1960.

     Illya stepped off the BOAC jet, shielding his eyes against the blazing Roman sun. He smiled and waved along with the rest of the British Olympic team, using the opportunity to scan the large and enthusiastic crowd for signs of THRUSH.    


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Author: Avery11
Genre: Gen
(Be sure to read Part 1 first)




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THE ROME OLYMPIAD

(Part 2)

Thursday, August 25th

      The Opening Ceremony began the following afternoon in a kaleidoscope of color and pageantry. Illya marched into the wide, white bowl of the Stadio Olimpico alongside his British teammates, waving the miniature Union Jacks the team had been given. His uniform concealed a veritable arsenal of advanced weaponry.

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