The New World
Marcus Mordecai remains a mystery. The face and voice his fellow conspirators were familiar with were only the latest in a long line of incognitos. Where this man came from, what his name might have been are occult. He was an amusing companion. The bravado and roguishness were a glove-slap, a challenge to penetrate the obvious inauthenticity, through to the plots. At last the twists and turns snared Marcus himself, cast in the role of Judas.