Bond villains need all kinds of minions, right?
Somebody has to feed the sharks, build the secret lairs, hide in hotel closets to attack 007 and all that.
HOWEVER: You can’t just fire a henchmen, not when they know all your secrets. That wouldn’t do at all. And you need to send a message about accountability to the remaining employees of your secret shebang.
Reformed journalist. Scribbler of speeches and whatnot. Wrote a thriller that was a finalist for some award.