|In the 22nd century, an American espionage team, made up of a highly skilled hacker and a well-armed--and armored--warrior, race to locate a mobile supercomputer before it falls into the wrong hands.|
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A terrorist attack on a joint space project threatens to destroy the uneasy U.S./Pan Asian peace accord, an attack in which the South American insurgent group Autumn Rain claims responsibility, sending government hacker Claire Haskell and her partner, mech Jason Marlowe, on a race against time to find a mobile supercomputer before it falls into the wrong hands. Reprint.
In the 22nd century, the first wonder of a brave new world is the Phoenix Space Elevator, designed to give mankind greater access to the frontier beyond Earth. Cooperatively built by the United States and the Eurasian Coalition, the Elevator is also a grand symbol of superpower alliance following a second cold war. And it’s just been destroyed.
With suspicions rampant, armies and espionage teams are mobilized across the globe and beyond. Enter Claire Haskell and Jason Marlowe, U.S. counterintelligence agents and former lovers—though their memories may only be constructs implanted by their spymaster. Now their agenda is to trust no one. For as the crisis mounts, the lives of all involved will converge in one explosive finale—and a startling aftermath that will rewrite everything they’ve ever known—about their mission, their world, and themselves.