The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist assaults. Roger Ferris is the enterprise’s man at the ground, moving from vicinity to area, scrambling to live in advance of ever-moving events. An eye inside the sky – a satellite hyperlink – watches Ferris. At the alternative give up of that real-time hyperlink is the CIA’s Ed Hoffman, strategizing events from hundreds of miles away. And as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust may be just as dangerous as it is essential for survival.