unscrupulous-not scrupulous; unrestrained by scruples; conscienceless; unprincipled. (p. 217)
protegee-a woman under the patronage, protection, or care of someone interested in her career or welfare. (p. 231)
his eyes had flicked onto the screen like a changing camera shutter. simile because to compares two things using like.
This was starting to feel like home. simile because to compares two things using like.
buzz- onomatopoeia because it is a sound.
"in a few hours time he would be on a plane to Moscow and this nightmare would be behind him." This is important because it says how close they are to being done.
the theme is still survival.