A brutal civil war rages in a third world nation where warring factors fight to take over the country. Seven years ago Jeremy Bracken, a security expert with the diplomatic service, engineered a brilliant security plan to protect the leaders coming to the US to sign a treaty and end the slaughter; but his boss gripped with eternal greed betrayed the operation arranging for an ambush of the representatives as they travel to sign the treaty. Jeremy witnesses first-hand the horrible destruction of the delegates by a helicopter gunship. Now the current U.S. President tries to end the slaughter with a new treaty. Once again powerful forces pull Jeremy into the fray as the ghosts of the past come back to haunt him. His ex-lover has married a key treaty diplomat and she uses their past to lure him into the plot. His good friend the current Secretary of State asks for help to fly the gauntlet of terrorist no-fly zones to move the treaty forward. Even the US Justice Department calls on him to face his former boss to get valuable information. A beautiful news reporter enters his life tearing down the walls of isolation he has built during the previous seven years. . Jeremy uses his photographic memory and superior intellect to foil the plot. Relying on a truly remarkable aircraft, which flies at supersonic speeds and lands vertically like a helicopter, Jeremy races against time to save the treaty? The thrilling story concludes with a spectacular landing on an aircraft carrier in a last ditch effort to save himself and his friends.