An unconventional political assassination in 2044 Washington, DC casts doubt on the loyalty of former United States Agent Dee Johnson. Her affiliation with the daughter of a deceased business magnate and known terrorist leader brings added scrutiny while her illness advances.
Yet her burgeoning psychotronic abilities draw interest from world powers and organizations alike. The Freeman Foundation, a global climate initiative led by the first lady, induces her cooperation with advanced Department of Defense projects. Meanwhile, the US government demands justice for a fallen political figure.
When Dee agrees to an unprecedented domestic military campaign, she gains a fresh awareness of what people with power do to those without it. When hidden alliances become known, Dee must decide what master she will serve as the world reaches the tipping point of war.