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Medusa
used in The Bourne Identity

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Greek mythology:  a woman with snakes for hair and the ability to turn people to stone if they looked at her
  • This is the Medusa material, the aspects of it that might in any way be relevant to Cain.
    Chapter 16 (21% in)
  • Operation Medusa.
    Chapter 16 (20% in)
  • What's this Medusa?
    Chapter 16 (23% in)
  • Operation Medusa sustained over ninety percent casualties.
    Chapter 16 (33% in)
  • Some stole considerable amounts of money from Medusa.
    Chapter 16 (34% in)
  • He's used codes, traps, methods of killing and transport that were developed and specialized in the Medusa training.
    Chapter 16 (35% in)
  • "But by this time hadn't you established the fact that he'd been with Medusa?" asked the Tennessean.
    Chapter 16 (42% in)
  • Then with the individual Medusa dossiers, damn it!
    Chapter 16 (42% in)
  • Among the white Occidentals who disappeared from Operation Medusa-and when I say disappeared, I mean vanished without a trace-are the following.
    Chapter 16 (43% in)
  • Hanoi's counterintelligence forces broke and executed scores of Medusa personnel.
    Chapter 16 (46% in)
  • You understand of course that those names still remain classified, as does the Medusa Operation itself.
    Chapter 16 (48% in)
  • David Abbott stood with the Pentagon colonel, who was gathering together the pages of the Medusa folder; he had picked up the casualty sheets, prepared to insert them.
    Chapter 16 (61% in)
  • We found him through the Medusa records.
    Chapter 16 (69% in)
  • Of course, there were a number of men in Medusa who would not permit their real names to be used.
    Chapter 16 (69% in)
  • It was during that terrible journey back that I thought I understood why the rumors might be true-that he was the highest-paid recruit in Medusa.
    Chapter 16 (80% in)
  • Remember, Medusa was filled with diverse and desperate men.
    Chapter 16 (82% in)
  • But there were dozens who saw that fortunes could be made from Medusa.
    Chapter 16 (84% in)
  • There were military men in Medusa; are you sure he wasn't an American officer?
    Chapter 16 (86% in)
  • As Paris abandoned you, and you did the best you could, stealing from Medusa, setting up your own hardly patriotic activities-wherever you could.
    Chapter 16 (88% in)
  • When you are alone, say the following words to him: 'Late March 1968 Medusa, the Tam Quan sector.
    Chapter 16 (99% in)
  • 'Late March 1968 Medusa, the Tam Quan sector.
    Chapter 16 (99% in)
  • From the American Medusa, we know that ...
    Chapter 17 (42% in)
  • Medusa!
    Chapter 17 (42% in)
  • Back to Cain: You say he came from the American ... Medusa.
    Chapter 17 (44% in)
  • It was the nickname given Medusa by the Indochina colonials-what was left of them.
    Chapter 17 (45% in)
  • I mentioned that only to indicate how deeply we penetrated Medusa.
    Chapter 17 (46% in)
  • He's a man of immense skill, extremely inventive, a trained lethal weapon out of Medusa.
    Chapter 17 (52% in)
  • Medusa has never been made public, and Cain might prove to be an extraordinary embarrassment.
    Chapter 17 (54% in)
  • This discontented man was in a position to give us a great deal of information, including the Medusa records.
    Chapter 17 (54% in)
  • Before he was recruited into Medusa, he supposedly was a French-speaking businessman living in Singapore, representing a collective of American importers from New York to California.
    Chapter 17 (58% in)
  • "The Medusa records," he said, quietly, reluctantly.
    Chapter 19 (69% in)
  • Medusa ...?
    Chapter 19 (69% in)
  • Stevens' expression conveyed the fact that the Medusa had been the subject of early White House confidential briefings.
    Chapter 19 (69% in)
  • Bourne came out of Medusa; a cross-checking of those names with the bank records would produce his name.
    Chapter 19 (71% in)
  • He moved to Europe, the most accomplished white assassin in Asia, graduate of the infamous Medusa, challenging Carlos in his own yard.
    Chapter 19 (85% in)
  • Cain was out of Medusa, you told us that, and if Carlos' suspicions are accurate, that meant the Monk, we knew that; it tied him to Bourne.
    Chapter 20 (19% in)
  • The Medusa records.
    Chapter 20 (37% in)
  • The Medusa records, yes.
    Chapter 20 (37% in)
  • I must say I admired your control when that ass from the Pentagon spoke so knowingly of Operation Medusa ... sitting directly across from the man who created it.
    Chapter 20 (45% in)
  • I mean, who at that table knew more about Medusa than you?
    Chapter 20 (46% in)
  • A snake pulled out of Medusa's head, groomed for a mythical title.
    Chapter 20 (48% in)
  • He, indeed, gave us the Medusa files, and they did, indeed, lead us to Bourne.
    Chapter 20 (63% in)
  • The snake from Medusa's head decided to strike out on his own.
    Chapter 20 (66% in)
  • Carlos has the proof; he was yours, his origins as sensitive as anything in the Medusa files.
    Chapter 20 (70% in)
  • You needed a man from Medusa, someone who had lived and disappeared.
    Chapter 20 (71% in)
  • But you didn't consider Hanoi's own field personnel who had infiltrated Medusa; those records exist.
    Chapter 20 (72% in)
  • His foot had been blown off by a grenade in Southeast Asia; he had been a deep-cover agent with the Medusa operation at the time.
    Chapter 22 (11% in)
  • "We were both in Medusa, Conklin," said Crawford angrily yet reasonably.
    Chapter 22 (55% in)
  • It's not easy for me; I worked with Delta in half a dozen sectors, was stationed with him in Phnom Penh before Medusa was even a gleam in the Monk's eye.
    Chapter 22 (63% in)
  • He was never the same after Phnom Penh; it's why he went into Medusa, why he was willing to become Cain.
    Chapter 22 (63% in)
  • Men in Washington want to kill me because of what they think I know about this Medusa, an assassin named Carlos wants me shot in the throat because of what I've done to him.
    Chapter 23 (23% in)
  • Alpha, Bravo, Cain, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot ... Medusa.
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • "Medusa," he said softly, repeating the name that was a silent scream in his ears.
    Chapter 30 (1% in)
  • The man from Medusa would not be convinced easily, and until he was, Jason would not risk electronic scanners picking up even the general location of the call.
    Chapter 30 (6% in)
  • Medusa!
    Chapter 30 (7% in)
  • Medusa wouldn't settle for that.
    Chapter 30 (11% in)
  • We're both from Medusa, they know that-Carlos knows that.
    Chapter 30 (17% in)
  • It was apparent that the older man from Medusa was asking himself several hard questions.
    Chapter 30 (22% in)
  • "Medusa!" roared Bourne, not knowing why he shouted the name rather than d'Anjou's own.
    Chapter 30 (54% in)
  • Medusa-Medusa!
    Chapter 30 (54% in)
  • Medusa-Medusa!
    Chapter 30 (55% in)
  • Words from Medusa, Delta?
    Chapter 30 (78% in)
  • I hear things, piece things together, but except where Medusa's concerned, I'm hardly a consultant, much less a confidant.
    Chapter 30 (80% in)
  • It was all Jason could do to control himself, curb himself from asking about Medusa, about Delta and Tam Quan; the winds in the night sky and the darkness and the explosions of light that blinded him whenever he heard the words.
    Chapter 30 (81% in)
  • Created by the same man who built Medusa.
    Chapter 30 (88% in)
  • Who else would he approach to play the role of Cain but the man from Medusa known as Delta?
    Chapter 30 (89% in)
  • I think you did it for the same reason so many others agreed to Medusa eleven years ago.
    Chapter 30 (92% in)
  • I was brought in because of my knowledge of Medusa-and it was established that Cain was from Medusa-but I was never part of Carlos' inner circle.
    Chapter 30 (98% in)
  • I was brought in because of my knowledge of Medusa-and it was established that Cain was from Medusa-but I was never part of Carlos' inner circle.
    Chapter 30 (98% in)
  • A man from Medusa called Delta agreed to become a lie named Cain.
    Chapter 31 (4% in)
  • The man from Medusa.
    Chapter 31 (7% in)
  • I knew him in Medusa.
    Chapter 31 (8% in)
  • He also told me to relay the code words Delta, Cain and Medusa.
    Chapter 31 (38% in)
  • I don't know what Medusa means.
    Chapter 31 (38% in)
  • The reference to Medusa was the proof, for it was a name no one would know but Delta.
    Chapter 31 (45% in)
  • Fragments with fingerprints that irrefutably identified the sniper as an Occidental recruit from Medusa itself.
    Chapter 31 (50% in)
  • The creator of Medusa, the genius who had recruited and created him.
    Chapter 31 (59% in)
  • Creator of Medusa and Cain.
    Chapter 32 (17% in)
  • Delta was no part of Treadstone; he had disappeared with Medusa.
    Chapter 32 (64% in)
  • Then in Medusa!
    Chapter 32 (90% in)
  • If d'Anjou had gotten out of France, Carlos could assume the worst; if the man from Medusa had not, the assassin would know the worst.
    Chapter 33 (22% in)
  • "All right," said the man whose foot had been blown off in Medusa, as he slid painfully around the desk into his seat.
    Chapter 34 (19% in)
  • Whole networks he had used as Cain, listening posts and ersatz consulates that were no more than electronic espionage stations ... even the bloody specter of Medusa.
    Chapter 34 (21% in)
  • It came from Medusa ... Cain is for Charlie and Delta is for Cain.
    Chapter 34 (26% in)
  • In Medusa.
    Chapter 34 (53% in)
  • BOURNE DELTA MEDUSA CAIN CARLOS TREADSTONE "What is this?" asked the secretary.
    Chapter 34 (67% in)
  • A code for the alphabet-the letter D-and a reference to Medusa; that's still classified, but I've heard of it.
    Chapter 34 (68% in)
  • However, the director of Cons-Op had learned one fact: Conklin had been attached to Medusa.
    Chapter 34 (75% in)
  • The director called his sources at the Pentagon and found what he was looking for: Medusa.
    Chapter 34 (77% in)
  • Medusa.
    Chapter 34 (77% in)
  • We learned that in Medusa.
    Chapter 34 (93% in)
  • If what you say is so, he wouldn't remember, but we used to have a word for him in Medusa.
    Chapter 34 (98% in)
  • Medusa, Delta, Cain ... Treadstone!
    Chapter 35 (17% in)
  • His work in Medusa precluded any sustained career in the State Department.
    Chapter 35 (89% in)
  • In Medusa?
    Chapter 35 (89% in)
  • Webb had to strike out; he headed for Saigon and trained for Medusa.
    Chapter 35 (91% in)
  • It was in Medusa's interests to bury the circumstances of his death; he became an MIA from a specialized unit.
    Chapter 35 (93% in)

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