When American authorities learn that a nuclear missile may have been spirited away by the Castro regime during the Cuban Missile Crisis and that their enemies are planning to use it against them, the CIA calls upon Dalton Drake, a dauntless Canadian private intelligence contractor, to uncover the truth. Embarking on a perilous journey to Cuba, Drake and his elite team soon find themselves enmeshed in a web of intrigue involving Cuba, Venezuela, China, and American political radicals, who are conspiring to dismantle the very foundations of American power. Their goal: to usher in a new world order with China at the top and to vanquish US leadership. As Drake and his team race against time, their pursuit takes them on a high-stakes odyssey across Cuba, Central America, the Caribbean, Canada, and the US. With the fate of the west and also his family hanging in the balance, this is Drake’s most personal mission yet.