Mason has lost his family, his friends and his reputation, but can he find his redemption? Unable to cope with the loss of his family, Mason turns his back on his life in the SAS. Years later, he is enticed into the cut-throat security industry in Iraq by an old comrade. He soon finds himself under fire. His team is attacked - most are killed and two are taken hostage. Mason takes the fall. He escapes with the help of a mysterious Arab tribe,who are the custodians of an ancient secret kept deep within the Basrah Marshes. Mason s journey takes him down the Damascus Road, where he follows in the footsteps of a twelfth-century crusader knight. As the fates of these two warriors become entwined, can Mason unravel the secrets of the past in time to save the present?