The best kept secrets are the ones never told, and the best assassins are the ones that keep their secrets, Forrest McCain is a highly trained and extremely effective killer working for the government . . . only he doesn't know it. He also doesn't know that the section he serves has been judged a potential political embarrassment and the clandestine element responsible for eliminating the most heinous criminals from ranks of American society must itself be eliminated. What he doesn't know will get him killed and what he doesn't know is essential to his and his family's survival.