"History might show us to be the only force standing between total collapse and anarchy. . .Whatever comes our way, we'll handle it. We always have, we always will." --Ben RainesStand And DeliverTrapped in the smoking rubble of what was once New York City, Ben Raines and his ragged band of followers are up against their biggest challenge. The terrorist Khasmin is marching north to join the cannibalistic Night People, with the final annihilation of Ben's hold-out army as their goal. Defeat seems a certainty. But Ben Raines has made some hard decisions in the face of overwhelming odds before. Now, he must gather what forces he has to strike one hard, crushing blow. . .or American will die--and with it the nation's last hope of freedom.