While Peter and Vincent fight for their lives in the Congo, Zora prepares everything in Dublin for a hostile takeover of the Swann Empire. Meanwhile, Peter's daughter Jane starts an affair with Vincent's younger brother Danny and gets on the wrong track. In the Congo, Grace is seriously ill with the Marburg virus and urgently needs medical help.
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.