Knowing who to trust is everything in this business
31 March 2007
Sat Brunch @ Clementine's, Century City, CA
Brunch with good friends, a monthly event usually in West Los Angeles. Attendees are GM/GR, two up-and-coming medical research scientists, HY, the one-and-only, BV, young entrepreuneur, and LJ, motion picture boxoffice forecaster. (BV was unavailable this time around.)
He is an agent of the international arm of the British Secret Service.
As an agent of the Secret Service, he holds code number "007," although on one mission he temporarily becomes "7777". The "double-0" prefix indicates his discretionary licence to kill in the performance of his duties. He is famous for ordering his vodka martinis "shaken, not stirred"; his usual and characteristic clothing is a tuxedo, usually also wearing a Rolex or an Omega watch, and he is also characterized by his Walther PPK pistol, which has been replaced by a Walther P99.
SPCLAGENT7 is a creature of sensual appetites, a consummate gourmand, womanizer, and drinker and is a heavy cigarette smoker. He has an amazing knowledge of wines and spirits.