“I no longer feel confident that maybe history isn’t against us.” -JR
John has a cell-phone based alarm system, and it is malfunctioning.
“I feel like ripping America out of the wall.” -JR
Merlin and John have both been scammed into long-term cell phone contracts.
John’s house has ants, and the exterminator wants to set him up on a subscription service.
“Well, ants are really hard to eradicate.” -Exterminator
John is known by Merlin’s daughter for:
“You go outside, you take off your clothes, you throw a garbage can through the window, and you set the place on fire."
John’s dad was a member of the Quiet Birdmen. But you aren’t supposed to talk about them.
John is not a team player. He wouldn't leave a man behind, but he would have a lot more he wanted to say during an interrogation in a foreign prison. Maybe some of it would be obfuscating. They'd be teasing out all of the hidden meanings for years. You can't overstate the value of someone who appears to be cracking under pressure and flooding them with false information (50 minutes, give or take).
John is his own asset. And he doesn't want to be recruited by some dingaling.
All the spycraft without the expertise or danger.
55 minutes: The Roderick Group
John thought the Rand Corporation made crackers.
Native American style.
The alien overlords will put John in charge. Send your questions in self addressed envelopes to the Roderick Group.
"Supertrain is not going to happen because we wait for it." -JR