|“|| Alan Blunt I am Chief Executive of the Special Operations Division of MI6. And your uncle was, for want of a better word, a spy
Alex Rider: You mean... Like James Bond
Alan Blunt: Similar, although we don't go in for numbers. Double 0 and all the rest of it
—Alan Blunt explaining MI6 to Alex Rided
Military Intelligence Six (MI6) is the British intelligence service that employed Alex Rider into Special Ops in the novel Stormbreaker.
A UK governmental agency responsible for dealing with matters of internal security and counter-intelligence overseas. Formed in 1912, the agency was officially named the Secret Intelligence Service in 1964, but the name MI6 remains in popular use. The headquarters of the SIS are in Vauxhall Cross, London.
The Special Operations Division of the SIS, headed by Alan Blunt, is in Liverpool Street, under cover of the Royal and General bank. Tulip Jones is the Deputy Head.
A list of people who worked for or with MI6 in the Alex Rider novels:
Head Staff and Assistants
- Alan Blunt - Head
- Tulip Jones - Deputy Head
- William Dearly - Assistant to Alan Blunt
- John Crawley - Paperwork
- Smithers - Gadgeteer
- Miss Pickering - Assistant to Smithers
- Alex Rider
- Ben Daniels
- John Rider
- Ian Rider
- John Crawley(Rarley)
- Anthony Sean Howel (aka Ash) -Fmr Agent (defected)
Guards for MI6
- Ramirez - Agent, guards front entrance