Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: No, please, no

From: Bob Toomey (
Date: 13 Feb 2000

Mark Blumenthal wrote:

> Consider this plot:
> The protagonist is ordered by his boss(or hired by his client) to go into a
> potentially dangerous situation. He makes precautions to insure against
> something going badly. Along with a female companion he ventures forth. They
> fall into a trap set by the villain and are captured and imprisoned. By
> luck, guile and force they manage to overcome and kill the villain. It
> sounds like many of the Matt Helm plots, for example. It also happens to be
> the plot of Hansel and Gretel.

And DR. NO.


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