marielikestodraw: I thought M was a randomly assigned letter, I had no idea it stood for…” “Utter one more syllable and I’ll have you killed.” ‘Margaret’, unsaid, hangs in the air between them. Okay, SCORE. Headcanon accepted.
A new re-publishing of the Bond novels from Penguin is forthcoming. They commissioned Michael Gillette to create these cover illustrations. The backstory is available at http://thepenguinblog.typepad.com/the_penguin_blog/2008/05/covering-bond.html