[From the back cover] A NEW CENTURY. NEW SUPERPOWERS. A NEW BREED OF HOMELAND SECURITY. Bypassing all safeguards, terrorists break into Fort Stephens, penetrating to the heart of the newest high-tech Army base. One after another, other bases are hit. Under attack, the Army calls in Net Force. Teaming up with Army intelligence and the National Guard, Net Force's own crack troops struggle to track down the mastermind behind the attacks. But they are countered at every move by a cunning opponent who thinks exactly like one of their own... A powerful examination of America's defense and intelligence systems of the future.