It begins in fire and death In 1902 a volcanic eruption devastates the island of Martinique. Many die - including a scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough.
A dark legacy is rediscovered One hundred years later one of the smartest men on the planet completes the scientist's work. Now in possession of a device that means no secret is safe, he sets out to bring the world to its knees.
And must be destroyed But standing in his way are Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon. Now the man who knows everything faces the one man who will risk everything to stop him - but is it already too late?