, referred to simply as Razim
, is the main antagonist in Scorpia Rising
, the ninth Alex Rider
novel. Razim is a terrorist who claims that he has no emotions; this means he lacks fear, pleasure or even anger. He once tested this characteristic by strangling his dog, just to see if he would feel any guilt or remorse (which he didn't). At the age of fourteen, he worked for Saddam Hussein and felt that this was perfect for his personality (Razim even sold out his own parents after they talked against Saddam, an act which resulted in both their deaths). A few years later, he graduated to Al-Qaeda and eventually earned a placement within the criminal organization SCORPIA
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