Well it is easy to see that in Tom Clancy’s book rainbow six there are two main groups the first group is of course Rainbow SIX the second is horizon corp.Now for rainbow six they are our heroes they are the Special Forces assault team created and funded by the United States but it consists of members from across the world. The second group is the horizon corp. now these are the evil ones in the book and when I say evil I mean EVIL.
But they were evil in the eyes of society but not in their own eyes. . Now what horizon corp.
is planning is truly the embodiment of what can be considered a heinous crime what they planned on doing was to release a bacteria called Shiva is a modified version of the Ebola virus the difference Shiva and Ebola you might ask, well Shiva is twice as effective as Ebola is. Now Horizon corp. really doesn’t fall under either overcoming or submitting but it can be seen as trying to destroy society. They believe that society has become too destructive against nature and so in their bid to save the human race they have to destroy all but a selected few they had made the Shiva virus and planned on letting it out during the Olympics so that it could be spread across the world. So instead of trying to conform to society or overcome it they have gone for option number three the destruction of society its self.Ok now for the heroes of the book a group named of course rainbow six.
This group has skill and resources much greater then any other counter terrorist organization they travel to any country that requests their aid and well mops up any messes that they might have. The team encounters many different situations on which they are called in to resolve the problem the way a special forces unit would. So it is my feeling that the rainbow six team its self is meant to embody the will, the laws, and the Ideals of society as they are always called in to those who go against the general will and laws of main stream society. Lead by John Clark ex-Navy SEAL the team consisted mainly of those from USA and Britain but there are two guys from other countries I can’t remember exactly what countries but I think it was Germany, Israel, Britain, and the USA.
Anyway when the team gets together I can be seen as the culmination of all of the major influential nations of our global society. The whole setting of this book is that there is a top-secret organization called rainbow consisting of six elite soldiers from different nations to for pretty much the best Special ops team in the world this organization pretty much flies to the rescue of nations who are facing terrorist problems and well they help to end those problems in the manner that special forces usually solve problems… picnics. While at the same time there is a sinister plot afoot buy a group that has only one comparison it is sort of a really really really mean version of Earth Liberation Front (which is Americas number one internal terrorist group launching raids and firebomb attacks on thing that they feel hurt the earth). They have a sinister plan to well wipe out an especially large amount of the human population with a little bacterium called Shiva and it’s a nasty little bug. It gets in your system and eats your healthy cells so it can make more of it’s self.
One of my favorite parts that I especially enjoyed the part where a man dressed as a Roman soldier managed to take out a guy armed with an UZI with a Roman short sword in a head to head battle. In which terrorist took over a theme park called“World Park” (you would think mister Clancy could come up with a better name but whatever” and took 35 children ages 5-11 hostage. In response Rainbow SIX was called into action by Spain to retake the park and save the hostages.
I enjoyed the planning stages of this mission. But when they establish contact with the terrorists inside the leader of the group realize that the terrorist already seem to know what our hero’s in Rainbow SIX are planning. The rainbow six team turn off the lights to the complex in an attempt to make life as uncomfortable as possible; the terrorists call up the negotiator and demanded that the lights be turned back on. The rainbow team tries to buy time by keeping the lights off as long as possible but the response is that the terrorist bring out a nine year-old girl in a wheel chair an fire a nine millimeter round through her heart killing her instantly then pushing her dead body in the wheel chair down a ramp so the media cameras can look at them.
So now the men of Rainbow six were extra pissed off at the terrorists. So they move into the building with quite some skill taking the enemies completely by surprise saving the children and well “finishing off” the terrorists. But at the end of this end incident price one of the member of the team had inadvertently given away the units secret.