World Security Bureau
- Espionage agency featured in a continuing
storyline on the daytime soap GENERAL
One of the World Security Bureau's (WSB) most
daring and effective agents was Robert Scorpio
(Tristan Rogers), a handsome Australian with
piercing blue eyes - code name: Pegasus - whose traveled incognito as
an international financier and well-know bon
During the 1981 season, Scorpio tracked down the
Ice Princess, a statue/diamond with a secret
formula on its base that as Scorpio warned
"could cause cataclysmic global problems" if not
On the trail of this huge uncut diamond,
Scorpio's fellow agent named O'Reilly (Billie
Hayes), an elderly woman who affectionately
called Scorpio "Sonny," was killed in a shoot
out on the docks.
Vowing revenge, Scorpio with the help of Luke
and Laura (Anthony Geary and Genie Francis)
stowed away aboard a yacht to a tropical island
that was the base of mad scientist Mikkos
Cassadine (John Colicos) who wanted exploit the
power of the Ice Princess formula to be "Supreme
Commander of the World."
In a final confrontation with Scorpio, Mikkos
fell to his death in freezing chamber of the
diabolical machine designed to freeze the world.
With the help of Luke, the machine's code
(I-C-E-P-R-I-N-C-E-S-S) was cracked, disaster
was averted and democracy was restored to the
planet. Scorpio, thereafter, became a recurring
character on the program.
The nemesis of the WSB was the evil
international organization known as DVX.
Scorpio's first marriage to beautiful WSB agent
Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) ended in divorce
because the evil DVX blackmailed Anna into
acting as a double agent. Scorpio later
discovered that he was the father of Anne
Devane's daughter Robin (Kimberly McCullough).
When an Asian underworld gang run by the evil
Mr. Wu (Ali Keong) kidnapped his daughter in the
pursuit of a special pearl from the stomach of a
jade Buddha, Scorpio intervened to rescue her.
Seeing his child was safe, he returned to
Australia to his new wife Holly Sutton (Emma
Samms-who later betrayed Robert and died in a
Robert Scorpio resurfaced during a money
laundering operation called "Operation Tumble
Dry" and later still became partners with his
ex-wife's (Anna) private detective firm and
worked as the Police Commissioner of Port
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