Stage Four: The Post-Recruitment Stage
This is the honeymoon stage for the newly minted insider spy, and can last for one to several months.
He feels relief, even euphoria. With his new plan underway, everything now is coming together and makes such good sense. Money worries are calmed.
His new handler seems simpatico, respectful, and also shows the good judgment of genuinely appreciating his great worth.
There are plenty of interesting activities to keep the novice insider spy quite busy, such as learning new tradecraft, and classified documents for him to steal and pass along to the other side.
There is so much more to his life now than his boring old day job.