Sean Dillon

Sean Dillon is a fictional Irish character who is the hero of certain Jack Higgins novels. He is described in the stories as a short man and fair-haired. An aspiring actor at the age of 19, Dillon takes up being an IRA member, seeking revenge after his father is killed in Belfast in the crossfire between the British and the IRA. He is a protégé of Liam Devlin.

Born in 1952, he is a master assassin. When he was 19 his father was killed by English troops. He started as a IRA assassin but realized that the cause was not everything. After that he just was a gun for hire. He worked for almost everyone as long as they paid the right price.