After Sam Cleave's perilous experience on the North Sea oil rig, Deep Sea One, he endevours to take life a little slower and keep to his mundane journalism job at the local newspaper. However, an unforeseen turn of events urges Sam to accept a freelance writing job offered by none other than Jefferson Daniels, the world renowned explorer with whom he shared their first terrifying expedition to Antarctica in search of Ice Station Wolfenstein a year or two before.
Jefferson Daniels employs him to write a book on the new venture followed by the filthy rich and scandalously famous - a new worldwide trend of soul-searching vision quests hosted by an organization called FireStorm, which pursues to unite all people in a spiritual cohesion.
In the company of Daniels and a select few global plutocrats, Cleave is suddenly immersed into a world of social manipulation, starting with a lavish convention in Las Vegas, where they encounter the charismatic leader of FireStorm, Sara Stromer.
Soon Sam discovers that Dave Purdue and Nina Gould are also involved in this exclusive enterprise and, in the Arizona desert they are all about to discover just how deep FireStorm intends to take their initiates. When all connections to the outside world are severed and personal belongings become redundant, Sam and Nina begin to doubt the good intentions of FireStorm and its new anti-privacy software soon to be distributed worldwide. Before long their reluctance to conform becomes a gesture of threat and they soon find themselves in a desperate struggle for freedom where anyone, anywhere could be in league with FireStorm.
Will they be able to get away from a corporation that has its powerful tentacles in every crevice of society and knows everything about everyone? As the time ticks away to the launch of FireStorm's worldwide software activation, Sam, Nina and Purdue are racing to avert it. Will this be the Death of Privacy or will the worldwide domination of personal information be successfully thwarted?
Black Sun Rising leads the reader on a roller-coaster ride in search of a legend. Packed with breathtaking suspense and nerve-shredding action, Black Sun Rising is a thrilling read for all fans of action, suspense, and intrigue.
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