Dedication: For Kerry, Anne, Kevin and Jeanne-Marie.
Epigraph: The cell [of Russian spies] which Petrov exposed... was only one of several that existed and still exists within Australia.. In 1981 Australian counter-intelligence investigated, without success, suspicions that a soviet informant was deeply embedded within the Government in Canberra. Brian freemantle KGB.
They that live in fear are never free, secure, never merry, but in continual pain. Robert Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy.
I will show you fear in a handful of dust. T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land.