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Hugo Drax, madman and entrepreneur
Hugo Drax, President and CEO of Drax Industries, exclusive maker of the Space Shuttle, has announced that in light of his failed attempt to kill all humans and repopulate the planet with a master race that his company will fold operations.
Analysts had watched in wonder as Drax
had loaded his
company with excessive debt and raided the pension fund to build a space station.
"The employees were pretty pissed about that" said one regulator.
"Most wouldn't have minded if they could have retired to the space station but Drax
kept tellling them 'Only perfect specimens.
Only perfect specimens.' "
Many speculate that the bankruptcy is an attempt by Drax
to avoid paying the massive fines levied upon him by the Federal government for among other things, stealing one of his
own space shuttles, murdering several of his
assistants and illegally importing banned South American plants with intent to kill off the human race.
"If you ask me the guy was a little nutty.
I mean, all CEOs are eccentric but this guy just seemed to be unhinged."
Appearing on Larry King Live, Drax
defended himself and his
actions, stating that in business one must adapt or die.
confessed and promised not to do it again.
has apologized to his
workers that will now be left without jobs, "Sorry about that", his
investors "Whoops" and to his
fifth grade teacher, "It was I who put the hamster in your desk drawer.
Yes it was I, Hugo Drax
: Poor businessman but visionary facial hair innovator.
October 18th, 2010 at 9: 32: 14 AM
JC: You should have invested in gold like G. Gordon Liddy told you to.
CRS: My own feeling on this is that Drax
would have liked to be clean shaven but since he
put all his
money into a space station to build a new master race he
ran out of shaving cream and said, "f*** it."
Hugo Drax, the billionaire ...
Hugo Drax, the billionaire owner of the Drax Corporation, who is obsessed with the conquest of space.His company builds the Moonraker space shuttle for NASA, but he is, unkowingly to James Bond, also carrying out his own scheme to wipe out humanity from space using a highly toxic nerve gas developed from a rare orchid and repopulate Earth with his own perfect race.
James Bond ends up shooting Hugo
with a poisoned dart.
The Complete James Bond Glossary â€“ » Blades Club
Known members of the club have included Sir Hugo Drax (in Moonraker), Auric Goldfinger (as mentioned by M in (novel) Goldfinger) and M. The Chairman of Blades is Lord Basildon.
#359 ~ Moonraker
Sir Hugo Drax, the man who is developing a missile technology that will protect England for many years to come, is a member at M's gambling club, Blades.
He has a wonderful reputation in London, but there is a concern that he's cheating.
If it were true and the club members at large were to discover it, the loss to Drax's reputation might have a negative impact on his Moonraker project.
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Bartsch, Egon: Rocket scientist employed by Sir Hugo Drax.
Cheated by Sir Hugo Drax
at bridge until Bond catches Drax's cheating.
Basilisk, Sable: Pursuivant at the College of Arms
.Served in the Intelligence arm of the BAOR before joining the College of Arms.
...Dangerfield, Mr.: Member of Blades and bridge partner of Mr. Basildon against Sir Hugo Drax.
Drache, Graf Hugo von der: Alias Sir Hugo 'Hugger' Drax
.Entrepreneur and builder of the Moonraker
.Drache was born in Germany, but first educated in England before finishing his
education in Dresden and Leipzig.After finishing school, he began working in his family's ammunition business.He then joined the Nazi party and the army where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant.
After the fall of France he
was taken into the 'Brandenburg division', a German division dressed entirely in British uniforms.He
was placed in command of the commando unit 'Drache' after the invasion of Normandy, and, after the main divisions had retreated, hid in the Ardennes forest.It was in this unit that he
met Krebs, who became his
was blown up in the explosion of a rear HQ when his
motorcycle was shot up and he
was returned to the place he
had just mined, but by feigning amnesia, he
was not unmasked.Instead, he
was given the name 'Drax' and 'returned' to England.After this, his
rise in the business world was rapid.His
first move was to corner the market Columbite, which became important for the making of rockets.With the money realized from this venture, he
started many projects, including a rocket he
was building for Britain, but which actually was to drop an atomic bomb on London.He
is killed when the rocket's coordinates are reset by Bond and instead of destroying London, destroys the Soviet submarine Drax and his
men had retreated to.
Draco, Marc-Ange: Capu of the Union Corse
.Born in Corsica, he
flees to Marseilles with his
wife after hiding out from the police for several months.Later elected the Capu of the Union Corse
.After the death of his
takes control of Teresa's education and spends much of his
time getting her
out of various scrapes.
...Meyer, Max: Metal broker and friend of Sir Hugo Drax, and his bridge partner at Blades.
...Skorzeny, Obersturmbannfuhrer Otto: The direct commander of Sir Hugo Drax during WWII.
Slavin Lieutenant-General Slavin: Head of the GRU
, the Soviet Army Intelligence.
Walter, Dr.: Rocket expert employed by Sir Hugo Drax
on the Moonraker
project.Originally from Germany, where he worked on the Rocket project during WWII, he is recruited by Drax after the war to head the project to develop the Moonraker.He is killed when the Moonraker lands on the Soviet sub he is on board.
Westamcott, Frank: Name in passport given to Bond by the Soviets after his
odyssey through the Soviet Union