I'm so looking forward to the meeting between Drake and the Men from UNCLE! This should prove to be a very intriguing story. It's certainly off to a great start. Your language is wonderful throughout, by the way. I love the word choices.
The background info on Drake is fascinating - I have the Danger Man/Secret Agent mega set but haven't gotten very far in watching as yet. It seemed to me that Drake worked for NATO or some US Agency rather than British MI, though. Is that made clear at some point later on in the series?