"Déjà Vu All Over Again": Cole Cash (aka Grifter) is medically examine by I.O. at the behest of Marc Slayton. Cole is hire by Slayton on a specific task. After Grifter left from I.O.'s New York facility, Holden, Pit Bull and Blackwolf are observing him and are tasked in capturing Cole.
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Synopsis for "Déjà Vu All Over Again"
Cole Cash (aka Grifter) is medically examine by I.O. at the behest of Marc Slayton. Cole is hire by Slayton on a specific task. After Grifter left from I.O.'s New York facility, Holden, Pit Bull and Blackwolf are observing him and are tasked in capturing Cole.
Holden narrates that Tao wants to break Grifter's will again by brainwashing him into shooting John Lynch just as before. But this time, Tao wants to kill Lynch. Holden have decided to stopping this.
Yesterday, Holden tries to talk out Tao from manipulating Grifter and points out his mental training could block out Tao's abilities, which could endanger Tao's life once he is alone with Grifter. Tao, however, got this planned out as he kept the gun that shot Lynch, with Grifter's fingerprints on it. And if Grifter remembers everything and touches Tao his own ego will stop him from killing Tao. So forth that if he touches Tao, he will be manipulated into shooting Lynch.
In the present, Holden and the Hounds have lost track of Cole in an alley. The trio prepares to fight but are then shot at by Cole. After the three are subdue, Grifter approaches Holden in demanding answers but he is then shock into unconsciousness by Holden's powers.
Cole is then awaken in a dark interrogation room and finds him face to face with Tao. His mind is easily control by Tao, who ask Cole about his meeting with I.O. The Prodigals observe the interrogation in another room, where Holden needs to derail Tao's plans. He have Miss Misery for his "back-up" and excuse himself in supposedly getting drinks. Holden intends to steal the gun that shot Lynch and let it fall into Lynch's hand before Grifter walks into I.O. under Tao's control, thus ruining the assassination. By doing so, Holden have Misery to release the lock to the vault where the gun is kept and making sure Tao's security is off guard and distracted.
Later, Holden, disguised as a taxi driver, drops off a unwitting Cole. Hours later, Lynch receives a package containing the gun with a note from Holden to examining the gun's ballistic and fingerprints.
Meanwhile, Tao is watching over and over the recordings of Holden's theft in bed with Miss Misery, who in fact secretly betrayed Holden. Tao then tells Misery that Holden have to be dealt with much sooner than he had planned.
- This book was first published on February 23, 2005.
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