Nicky is now living in a squat in London with a group of armed anarchist extremists, intent on bringing down Edward Heath and his government by force. Geordie, through his connections with the Met, manages to track Nicky down and takes him for a night out in Soho, which proves disastrous as the two men have so little in common anymore. Geordie's position is suddenly threatened when a police officer names him as colluding with other officers, and an investigation into corruption in the police is instigated. Roy Johnson, who has been promoted, is asked to lead it, although Salway and Chapple lean on as many officers as they can to not comply with the investigation. The anarchists, shaken by Geordie finding them so easily, ask Nicky to leave them for their own protection. Shortly after he leaves, they begin attempting minor terrorist attacks on government buildings and bomb the house of a senior police officer. Back in Newcastle, Nicky meets up with Mary and Tosker, who have finally ...
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When Felix discovers the gun Nicky has been caching for his political group, he says, "I haven't seen one of these since Italy in '43." However, the gun is a Beretta M12, which began development in 1959. See more