One legendary hero. One epic series.Sentenced to death for a crime he didn't commit, ex-cop Remo Williams is rescued from the electric chair at the eleventh hour and recruited by a secret government organisation named CURE. From this moment, he ceases to officially exist. From now on, he will be an assassin, targeting criminals who are beyond the law. Remo's trainer is a
Besieged by crime, internal corruption and the threat of revolutionary anarchy, the president created CURE - a government agency which does not exist, and since it does not exist, is not bound by constitutional safeguards. Its mission is to fight crime. To safeguard the country the president had specified that not even the president can give CURE orders. With one exception: he can order it to disband.
Exposure was the one big flaw in the entire operation. Now exactly that has happened, and only
Remo Williams can save it.
Remo is The Destroyer, an ex-cop who should be dead, and is CURE's number one super-weapon. Trained in the esoteric martial art of Sinanju by his aged mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's last line of defence.
Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.
Warren Murphy's books and stories have sold 50 million copies worldwide and won a dozen national awards. He has created a number of book series, including the Trace series and the long-running satiric adventure, The Destroyer.
Richard Ben Sapir worked as an editor and in public relations before creating the Destroyer series with Warren Murphy. Before his untimely death in 1987, Sapir penned a number of thriller and historical mainstream novels.