Fall Back Author:Peter Niesewand At the center of this stunning novel of superpower intrigue are two extraordinary men. — Professor Martin Ross is a computer genius, aging, scholarly, gentle. He is a member of the Pentagon's think tank at Princeton, has top security clearance, is fluent in Russian...and feels his time has passed, his life is over. — David Cane is a tough young De... more »fense Intelligence ( DIA ) operative. He is recruited to train Martin Ross in the ways of espionage and in the ways of death.