The story is written from the perspective of the broadcaster whom has been hired as the point man for Media’s War on Terrorism and to hunt down criminals in general. The broadcaster’s new boss is an extremely wealthy philanthropist who is dedicated to finding the terrorists. The new President wants to take on what she refers to as the criminals’ justice system.
Of course no one can know what is actually going to happen in future but this story is realistic, entertaining, and surprising.
They also all try to figure out how everything could have gone so wrong with their own varied speculations about what could have happened, speculations that the reader may or may not agree with. Snow expresses, in no uncertain terms, how ruthless and politically incorrect he is, using language that will probably really offend the word police.
Along the way, there are some very unexpected twists and turns, difficult situations that the Johnsons have to deal with. They deal with them as well as they can, striving for a time when they can get rid of Jack Snow, a time when they can take their country back.