.From .New York Times .bestselling author Thomas Greanias comes an all-new, reality-altering epic adventure featuring counterterrorism agent Sam Deker. .Dishonorably discharged from the armed forces after the events of .The Promised War, .Sam Deker is trying to build a new life in Los Angeles. But, haunted by nightmares of the past, Deker discovers that the unusual light-wave-induced torture he barely survived has changed him. The Pentagon, however, believes he is the only one who can endure their top-secret neuro-simulation program known as the 34th Degree. The stunning technological breakthrough utilizes the sliced brain tissues of dead terrorists to enter their memories and glean priceless intel. Americans want to use the preserved brain of SS general Ludwig von Berg, .the legendary Third Reich "Baron of the Black Order," to send Deker back to 1943. Deker's mission is to discover the fate of the ultimate weapon--a supernatural alchemy for a fatal thermodynamic...