Dan Hawk is a fifteen year old schoolboy When his father and only living relative is murdered Dan is sent to live with foster parents The official report into his father s death claims that it was a burglary and that the burglar had panicked But Dan thinks otherwise Soon he finds himself in a foreign country where his enemies seem to double at every turn Cast into a world of crime and conspiracy, he battles against the clock to stop a sadistic plan and save the continent from turmoil