Polished a chapter and wrote another today. Took care of Hartmann on the streets of Cairo. That led to some hand-wringing back in Moscow about their exposure. They've decided to bring in an old friend from Switchback, Nikolai Kropotkin! I'm sending him to St. Thomas to provide security for Professor Schnelling. Given his history with Nick Temple, there should be some fireworks in the tropics just over the horizon.