Spacy[ edit ] U. Spacy Roundel The U. It was established by the successor to the modern United Nations in order to defend Earth from a possible attack by hostile aliensand was involved in Space War I against an extraterrestrial race called the Zentradi.
Essentially holding the NSA hostage, the agency is determined to stop Digital Fortress from becoming a threat to national security. The ring is suspected to have the code that unlocks Digital Fortress.
However, Becker soon discovers that Tankado gave the ring away immediately before his death. Each person he questions in the search for the ring is murdered by Hulohot, a mysterious assassin. Meanwhile, telephone calls between "North Dakota" and Numataka chairman of a large computer company in Tokyo, Japan reveal that North Dakota hired Hulohot to kill Tankado in order to gain access to the passcode on his ring and speed up the release of the algorithm.
Since Hale and Strathmore were both in the sub-levels, Fletcher assumes that Hale is the killer; however, Hale claims that he witnessed Strathmore killing Chartrukian. Hale holds Fletcher and Strathmore hostage to prevent himself from being arrested for the murder.
Becker later kills Hulohot in a violent confrontation. By hiring Hulohot to kill Tankado, having Becker recover his ring, and having Hulohot kill him, would help facilitate a romantic relationship with Fletcher, regaining his lost honor, and enable him to unlock Digital Fortress.
By making phone calls to Numataka impersonating as "North Dakota", he thought he could partner with Numataka Corporation to make a Digital Fortress chip equipped with his own backdoor Trojan so that the NSA can spy on every computer equipped with these chips.
The worm eventually gets into the database, but soon after Fletcher figures out the password, and is able to terminate the worm before hackers can get any data. Numataka left Tankado the day he was born since Tankado was a deformed child. Translation Digital Fortress has been widely translated:Mar 12, · SME (on behalf of Rhino); CMRRA, SOLAR Music Rights Management, UBEM, BMG Rights Management, EMI Music Publishing, Audiam (Publishing), ARESA, UMPI, Abramus Digital, and 16 Music Rights Societies.
Title. The series title comes from the name of the main human spacecraft (which is usually shortened from Super Dimension Fortress to SDF-1 Macross as it is the first).
The original name for the Macross project was Battle City Megarodo (or Battle City Megaroad, as the Japanese transliteration to either "L" or "R" gives the title a double meaning in reference to the story line: Megaload.
Digital Fortress is the best and most realistic techno-thriller to reach the market in years. Dan Brown’s ability to paint in living color the gray area between personal freedom vs.
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digital fortress Book Excerpts PROLOGUE PLAZA DE ESPANA SEVILLE, SPAIN A.M. It is said that in death, all things become clear; Ensei Tankado now knew it was true. Before the multi-million, runaway bestseller The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown set his razor-sharp research and storytelling skills on the most powerful intelligence organization on earth--the National Security Agency (NSA)--in this thrilling novel, Digital Fortress..
When the NSA's invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls its head.