Page 103. " Stupid of me. You never joke about anything, Mr Spock. "

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Reference to Spock seems appropriate but only superficially so . Salander resembles the Star Trek character in respect of his logic, his seriousness, incredible intellect and the clinical nature of her decision making. However, Salander is the antithesis of Spock in that she is deeply emotionally driven. Her digital morality is not the morality of clear thinking; it is the morality of conviction and her apparent lack of emotional attachment is a sham.

Page 109. " It was a tumble-down industrial structure that had once been a printing factory, but now had a sign over the main door identifying it as Svavelsjo Motorc ycle Club. "

Enter the stereotypical bad guys who are modeled on the American biker thugs the Hells Angels.

Ok so these guys are from Denmark but you get the idea:

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