As the leader of a covert operations team, Jon’s supervisor’s called him one of the best. Over time, the screams of agony, the mangled bodies, and the stench of death took their toll—he had to get out. He retreated to commercial fishing, seeking mental cleansing in the vast ocean’s solitude. Three quiet years and his past returned to haunt him. He barely survived a second deadly encounter with El Tigre. Who had sold him out? He hunted down the traitor, but El Tigre still wasn’t through with him. Jon was compelled to return again, to the dark world of kill or be killed. A propane tanker explosion left Jon in a psychogenic coma. Comatose and cared for, in the guest room of his closest friends, Jon had survived every covert field operation when in the service, but would the echoes of his covert past finally destroy him?