When a retired military man meets a woman at a coffee shop for a first date, he has no idea he has unwittingly just come face-to-face with Macintyre, a former special/black ops agent turned contractor who is about to discover that he is a seasoned CIA agent. When Jack and Mac eventually meet again, she reveals she is involved with the most powerful drug king in Mexico, Hector Guzman. The United States government has become immersed in the drug business while DEA secretly re-sells captured drugs to finance illegal undercover operations all over the world. And when Jack learns the government is sending him to Afghanistan on a mission designed to kill him, he goes rogue, setting off a chain of events that pits him against a corrupt system, challenges his zero mission fail rate, and transforms his future forever. In this gripping tale, Jack Bear must determine who can be trusted with his life after he becomes immersed in a government scandal fueled by secrets, lies, and a Congress on the take.