One of my earliest reviews on CBn.
Ian Fleming's Octopussy & The Living DaylightsOctopussy
In the simplest of words, this story is one of the most interesting Fleming ever created for James Bond. It, like other certain other short stories, does not put Bond as the main attraction of the story, and the action does not revolve around him this time. It tells of James Bond going to Jamaica to track down Major Dexter Smythe, a man who lives in luxury, along with a certain octopus. Smythe confesses in a flashback tale of how he killed a man for gold, how the gold has financed his life up until then, and how he committed the murder. Bond respects the man and gives him the chance to choose his own fate, and then leaves to return later. Ironically, the choice of his fate is not left up Smythe, and he is killed. James Bond returns later, and closes the case with the conclusion of