Mustafa al-Khalid is the spoiled simply baby of a truly prosperous Turkish family members, the resource of whose wealth is alcohol. They personal the biggest brewery in Turkey. His ostracism pushes him to check Islam the place he meets and proposes to Jasmine, the single individual he has ever enjoyed. At their engagement get together Jasmine, her kinfolk and such a lot of his relations are killed through a Hellfire missile fired from a U.S. military drone. Mustafa didn’t be aware of that Jasmine’s father used to be the pinnacle of the Muslim Brotherhood. 5 different contributors of the Brotherhood’s excessive council have been current and in addition killed.
As Mustafa slowly recovers from his personal severe wounds, the Brotherhood make a simple convert of him. yet he’s unlikely to waste himself or his cash on suicide bombings or perhaps titanic assaults like September 11. as an alternative, he's going to create the final word act of terrorism, the last word type of suicide: he's going to finish the world!
As he learns the tradecraft of terrorism, he recruits radical German scientists, sells the Turkish brewery, and buys one in Russia from a few generals who command tactical nuclear forces. His workforce buys a nuclear warhead from Russian colonels. They smuggle the bomb into the united states with the aid of a County Sheriff in ny. They recruit a park ranger in Yellowstone who wishes cash for his demise sister and a brand new identification for himself.
This drawback lands at the table of Agent Michael Cornell of the FBI. All he has to move on are reviews from their Russian counterpart, the FSB. not anything made sense.
As the times tolled, Agent Cornell discovered himself operating with the 43-year previous leader of Naval Operations, Admiral Molly McNamara. Molly made her identify within the army whilst she was once a communications officer on a destroyer in the course of a struggle online game that her workforce was once wasting. She took out her computer and close off the entire electric structures at the different team’s flagship, the USS Nimitz. instead of court-martialing her, the military promoted her. Fifteen years later she is a 43-year previous, 4-star admiral and the manager of Naval Operations. She is the “father” of the Cyber army. jointly Agent Cornell and Admiral McNamara sweep the North Atlantic trying to find the send wearing the bomb.
The U.S. Geological Survey and the entire most sensible counter-terrorism and legislation enforcement minds within the nation – all other than Agent Michael Cornell - are sure that the bomb is destined for San Francisco the place it can not just flatten town yet might additionally trigger an important earthquake alongside the San Andreas fault, killing hundreds of thousands of people.
When the group is bound the bomb has reached the united states, they're approximately to place a plan into impact to guard San Francisco once they are overruled through the White House!
“Are you telling me, sir, that an atomic bomb in Wyoming – in September – after the vacationer season – will kill extra humans than a noonday blast in downtown San Francisco?” Says an incredulous senior FBI govt to the vice chairman of the U.S.. “Sir, you don't have any idea.” The vice chairman responds. “It will trigger the Yellowstone volcano, which can finish the world.”
The Yellowstone caldera is fifty five miles throughout – the gap among Annapolis and Washington! it's over 1700 sq. miles – approximately one and a part instances the scale of Rhode Island! Detonating the equipment within the Yellowstone Volcano wouldn’t simply kill thousands, it should kill billions of people.
The plan switches to Yellowstone. Agent Cornell recruits a former volcanology scholar of the vp operating on the Yellowstone Volcanic Observatory (YVO). She bought her Ph.D. on a NROTC scholarship. She is a lifeless shot with a pistol, profitable an Olympic Silver Medal whereas on lively accountability with the army. Agent Cornell is unaware she is the traitor’s female friend. She is unaware her boyfriend – a Park Ranger - is the traitor. The terrorists arrive with the bomb. everybody, together with the 388th Fighter Wing, ready for an air strike, converges at the YVO borehole drilled into the volcano’s caldera…