Phillip Kippelton

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Leo is an up and coming US congressman with connections and aspirations yet, still possesses a passion for doing the right thing if only because, it is the right thing to do. Thomas a presidential campaign manger facing the end of his illustrious career has succumbed to the grayer side of integrity and firmly believes the means always justify the ends. Thomas will go to any length to help his candidate win re-election. Phillip a one time big wheel in the Republican Party falls to the pressures of politics and drink to crash and burn. Even though being forced to retire to a Caribbean Island Phillip still holds a secret that will help the president win a second term.

Find out how Thomas devises a devious plan involving Leo to trick Phillip into revealing his secret against his will and how Leo has to use all of his skills to retain his ethical principles.

A modern remake of the Greek tragedy "Philoktetes"

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Phillip Kippelton

Submitted: June 05, 2008

Leo must go against his good nature to trick Phillip into exposing Mr. O'Dell's political opponent. Phillips tries to play the fast lane of down and dirty politics to only find the golden rule is golden. A modern remake of the Greek tragedy "Philoktetes" Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: June 05, 2008

Chapter 2 Mr. O'Dell said, "I believe you know Philip Kippelton, is that correct?" Leo replied, "I do know who Philip is because of h... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: June 05, 2008

Chapter 3 "Well, your statement does not set very well with me," said Leo. I do not like the fact that even to meet him could be unsa... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: June 09, 2008

Chapter 4 Leo set in the cockpit of his sailing vessel watching a professional crew hauled down the sails in preparation to enter Sal... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: June 15, 2008

Chapter 5 Leo explained, "I had just finished winning my second bid for reelection when Clark's flunky, Mr. O'Dell came to me to ask ... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: June 18, 2008

Chapter 6 Leo made no comment as Phillip continued, "Leo, I can tell you are an honest and caring man. I believe you will go places a... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: June 18, 2008

Chapter 7 "Please Leo, do not embarrass me," said Bill. "I do a great deal for you." To calm Bill, Leo placed his hand on Bill’... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: June 18, 2008

Chapter 8 With disgust in his voice Phillips said, "What a total disgrace. Do you think that O'Dell and Clark would think their simpl... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: June 18, 2008

Chapter 9 As Phillip packed his suitcase he said, "I have to admit to you I have been here on this island for the longest time feelin... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

Submitted: June 19, 2008

Chapter 10 As Leo finished his sentence, Phillip noticed a change in Leo's demeanor. Trying to understand the change, Phillip walked ... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

Submitted: June 19, 2008

Chapter 11 Phillip was no longer angry. His emotions had drifted to wonderment and disbelief. Phillip said, "Leo you will never know ... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

Submitted: October 20, 2008

Chapter 12 Steaming mad, Phillip could only stand and glare at Mr. O'Dell.Sensing something bad loomed Mr. O'Dell said, "Mars... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

Submitted: October 22, 2008

Chapter 13 Mr. O'Dell thought to himself, “There is no time for me to say things I should and there are many things I could say to ... Read Chapter

Chapter 14

Submitted: October 28, 2008

Chapter 14 Ignoring Marshall Pickett, Phillip walked over to the galley booth to set down. Phillip placed his elbows on the table bef... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

Submitted: January 05, 2009

Chapter 15 Mr. O'Dell thought for a moment, then slowly said in a deep voice, "Do you really want to be my enemy as well, Mr. Ka... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

Submitted: January 06, 2009

Chapter 16 Mr. O'Dell pulled away from the enraged Phillip. Sneering, Phillip shouted, "O'Dell you fool. You better be afraid of me. ... Read Chapter

Chapter 17

Submitted: January 09, 2009

Chapter 17 "What you ask of me," Phillip replied, "is hard to think about, let alone complete.Can I believe you?""P... Read Chapter

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