In dusty Masqat, Arab terrorists seize the American embassy. At the State Department in Washington, a freshman congressman who knows the Arab world makes a secret offer that may be the last remaining hope.
So begins Evan Kendrick's odyssey. He works alone in a nightmare world of violence. His only condition is anonymity, his only wish, to finish the job and return to private life.
But for Kendrick, Masqat is only the beginning. He is marked for things beyond his understanding.