Zora believes her goals are within reach, but she did the math without Vincent. His force is now also supported by the former Europol agent Neumann, who left the agency disaffected. While Peter, Vincent and the others do everything they can to prevent the rocket launch, the Russian investors are sitting on Zora's neck and will not tolerate any delay.
Set against a backdrop of international espionage and corporate sabotage in the 21st century's privately-funded space race, follow hardened former counter-intelligence officer Captain Vincent Corbo. After their advanced medical satellite explodes on deployment, billionaire futurist Peter Swann and his fiancée, medical visionary Dr. Graciela "Grace" Davila, turn to Corbo. Corbo assembles a team of experienced professionals to investigate the incident. They learn that any combination of Swann's business rivals, corrupt governments officials, and a shadowy crime syndicate could be behind the attack and represent a continued threat.