Cyclops One: America’s most advanced airborne laser system. Capable of taking out a dozen missiles and warplanes from three hundred miles away, it will change the face of combat forever — perhaps rendering war itself obsolete. Until the plane carrying it vanishes in a storm over the Canadian Rockies.
With the specter of sabotage — or something worse — looming over the entire operation, America’s top investigators are called onto the case. The best is Special Agent Andy Fisher, whose irreverent manner and unorthodox techniques have gained him the reputation as both a genius and a wild card within the FBI. As Fisher’s investigation deepens, more questions emerge about the laser, the hyper-secretive private agency that developed it, and the true motives of those involved in the Cyclops One project — a conspiracy that may end with the beginning of World War III….