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But of course, I forgot your ego, Mr. Bond. James Bond, the one where he has to make love to a woman, and she starts to hear heavenly choirs singing. She repents, and turns to the side of right and virtue... but not this one!
~ Volpe taunting Bond.

Fiona Volpe is the secondary antagonist of the 1965 James Bond film Thunderball. She was played by Italian actress Luciana Paluzzi.

Biography

A deadly assassin in SPECTRE's execution branch, she becomes NATO pilot Major Francois Derval's mistress in order to steal a Vulcan bomber and its precious cargo of two atomic bombs, which SPECTRE plans to use for a blackmail operation.

She organizes Derval's murder and kills co-conspirator Count Lippe by destroying his car with the missile launcher on her BSA Motorcycle, after his selection of the greedy Angelo Palazzi almost jeopardizes the operation. Volpe is later seen pushing the motorcycle into a pond, presumably to hide evidence.

Later, in the Bahamas, Bond meets Volpe while hitchhiking and she startles Bond with her fast driving. It is here that 007 first notices her distinctive SPECTRE insignia ring. They arrive at their hotel in Nassau. Fiona holds Paula Caplan captive, but Caplan commits suicide by taking cyanide before revealing anything. Returning to his suite, Bond discovers Fiona in his bathtub. She gets out and the two make love. Grasping the headboard she exclaims, "Mmm... this bed feels like a cage, all these bars. Do you think I'll be safe?"

While leaving for the Junkanoo, Bond opens the door to come face-to-face with Vargas and Janni. Slamming the door shut, he turns to find Volpe holding a gun on him. She lets them in and after belittling Bond about his ego they take him captive.

As they sit in traffic Bond improvises a distraction by knocking an intoxicated reveler's liquor over the car's interior and igniting it with Volpe's cigarette lighter. He flees the burning vehicle into the Junkanoo crowds, pursued by Volpe and her men. Shot in the ankle, Bond inadvertently leaves a blood trail which leads them to the Kiss Kiss Club, where 007 attempts to mix in with the dancers.

Volpe approaches Bond as he is dancing with another woman. Assuming Volpe is his wife, the woman abruptly leaves, and the pair begin slow-dancing. As they dance another henchmen takes aim at Bond from behind a nearby curtain. Bond notices in time and spins Volpe into the path of the bullet, piercing her spine and killing her instantly. Fiona gasps ang goes limp with her eyes closed in Bond's arms. Her henchmen flee and 007 drops Volpe's corpse into a nearby chair, quipping to the couple sitting at the table "mind if my friend sits this one out? She's just dead."

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Dr. Julius No | Ernst Stavro Blofeld | Rosa Klebb | Auric Goldfinger | Emilio Largo | Dr. Kananga | Francisco Scaramanga | Karl Stromberg | Hugo Drax | Aris Kristatos | Kamal Khan | Max Zorin | General Georgi Koskov | Brad Whitaker | Franz Sanchez | Alec Trevelyan | Elliot Carver | Renard | Elektra King | Gustav Graves | Le Chiffre | Dominic Greene | Raoul Silva | Ernst Stavro Blofeld
Henchmen
R.J. Dent | Miss Taro | Three Blind Mice | Annabel Chung | Red Grant | Krilencu | Morzeny | Kronsteen | Oddjob | Pussy Galore | Kisch | Jill Masterson | Fiona Volpe | Vargas | Helga Brandt | Osato | Hans | Irma Bunt | Grunther | Mr. Wint & Mr. Kidd | Bert Saxby | Baron Samedi | Tee Hee | Whisper | Solitaire | Rosie Carver | Nick Nack | Jaws | Naomi | Sandor | Chang | Erich Kriegler | Emile Locque | Hector Gonzales | Claus | Apostis | General Orlov | Octopussy | Gobinda | Mischka & Grischka | Magda | Hans Glaub | May Day | Scarpine | Jenny Flex | Necros | Imposter 00 | Dario | Milton Krest | Ed Killifer | Heller | Perez | Xenia Sergeyevna Onatopp | Arkady Ourumov | Boris Grishenko | Mr. Stamper | Henry Gupta | Dr. Kaufman | Giulietta da Vinci | Mister Bullion | Sasha Davidov | Gabor | Miranda Frost | Zao | Mr. Kil | Mr. White | Valenka | Steven Obanno | Vesper Lynd | Gettler | General Medrano | Severine | Patrice | C | Mr. Hinx | Marco Sciarra | Dr. Vogel
Video Game Villains
Raphael Drake | Makiko "Kiko" Hayashi | Nikolai Diavolo
Organizations
SMERSH | SPECTRE | Quantum | Janus

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