“I need your allegiance. And it must be definitive."
The christmas decorations are up, but danger lurks in the port city. Durban is in trouble. A credible threat from a shadowy terrorist group has blipped the State Security Agency's radar screens and agents Kevin Durant and Cedric Shabalala have to take this threat to ground. But strong allegiances have been formed and this could prove to be their hardest case yet. As an American warship sails into Durban harbour, with a senior diplomat hosted on board, the stakes are raised and the chances are good that the Festive Season will be remembered for one thing only: intelligence failure.