Jonna, a young college professor of linguistics who has a unique command of languages and communication, is persuaded to be a messenger for peace. She soon finds herself an expendable piece in a grand game to change the balance of world power. Two opposing countries long used by the East and West are the gambits. Will the great world powers flexing their muscles result in a devastating war that would destroying both countries, or is there an honorable way out? Alliances are formed as the great navies of the world strategically maneuver for position, as deadly aircraft play games in the skies. All hope to avoid a worldwide war and the use of nuclear weapons, but the desire for military dominance and the required satisfaction of massive egos are at play. Obstacle after obstacle threaten peace. Will Jonna find the strength, courage, and wisdom she desires to continue on the perilous path she has been given, though the destination is elusive?