The man at the helm of a multimillion pound wool empire claims he has a dopple-ganger, a convenient excuse to cover up any wrong doings he has in life. Imagine if you had a clone that could be blamed for just about anything at all.
Well this man is known to us as SUSPECT due to his rather dubious activities. From time to time he oversteps the mark and has to seek protection. Crying like a baby he will sob out a fascinating story of kidnap threats and bizarre plots against him pleading for sanctuary until the situation burns itself out.
The reality is that HE is the problem and as the net tightens in on his double jeopardy type lifestyle he fears for his life – or worst falling into the hands of a gang that would extract information from him, information that could cause his empire to come crumbling down.
Although the dopple-ganger is indeed quite an ingenious creation the wool merchant never fails to wear a specific item of clothing made of the most desirable deluxe wool and this is what always clinches the deal when push comes to shove and questions need to be answered.
Taking full advantage of his political position as a respected head of industry exporting millions of pounds worth of merchandise a year he soon found that he could trade in secrets between countries. All without suspicion. This was just what he needed to feel that buzz again, the same buzz that drove him to success in his earlier years which somehow over the years was replaced with a dull normality that could be mistaken for boredom.
The downside of this life of politically based games was that he had become a target for many countries with a bounty placed on his head. No wonder Mistress Beth is interested in his whereabouts….