From the ashes of nuclear devastation wrought on the cities of Washington and Moscow thirty years ago, a planet wide protectorate was formed in Britain called The Agency. The Agency enforce their own brand of defensive guardianship through espionage and counteraction, but not all of the Earth is united in this New World Order...as individual countries, states and rival organizations threaten to undermine and destroy all The Agency stand for.Â? Having learnt a shattering revelation concerning the origin of The Agency, Nigel Cord continues to fight his way free from the C.A.B.A.L.'s undersea base and rescue Kristal Veil who is awaiting execution. As time runs down, Cord realizes he must return to Paraguay where he faces a final confrontation with Daedalus before the Agency launch an all-out assault to destroy the dying Professor's bequest to the world. Plus...Pippa, Chance, and Haiku in New York!