Just a Businessman

Quinlan had gone on from there to explore more enterprises.  Most of the projects were hot rockets–exuberant bursts of flame that lit up the sky for a while and then fizzled off into the horizon.  Quinlan’s talent, it seemed, lay in buying low and selling high.  The buzz had it that he’d acquired a small fortune along the way while his associates barely managed to limp off the battlefield.

From Painted Black, the novel

Philip Quinlan, just a harmless investor in a revolutionary new embalming process. What harm could he possibly do?

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