Yeah, I was up until 2 in the morning reading it because I wanted to find out when the mission started...I officially declare that the actual "mission" began when
when he escaped the burning building with the fake Africa stuff in it. Things really become interesting and that's when some real info is given. Then, of course, is the famous capture when he is struck with the hypodermic needle and then forced to be disguised as a disabled person. Then the escape, so on so forth.
But yeah, one moment he was being annoyed by that stupid jounralist and the next he was running through the brambles trying to escape the trackers. I mean, maybe it was because it was so late and I didn't have my glasses on, but it felt like I was drugged like Alex was in Point Blanc where he didn't remember what happened.
I ended up re-reading it then lending it to my friend. She's (hopefully) giving it back when I see her at school on monday...
ANYWAY I think it was awesome. Each book seems to get better and better (except Scorpia. All the books seemed to jump a little higher on the greatness scale, and Scorpia seemed to have borrowed a rocket