A Harvard-trained business genius, Jorge Cordoba has masterminded a plot to turn godfather Don Gallardos Colombian drug cartel into an international organization that will bring down the industrialized nations of the world. La Estrella Latina, the freighter delivering the goods that will secure Cordobas future in en route to its secret destination. To ensure success, Cordoba has placed a special security guard aboard--- El Callado, the Silent Onea killer unlike any other.
But when the freighter is sighted floating listlessly in the steel-gray seas, Naval lieutenant Daniel Blake enters the equation. Hes ordered to lead a boarding party onto the abandoned freighter, and finds thirty tons of cocaine, three hundred and fifty million dollars in cash--- and a dozen corpses with their tongues cut out. With a typhoon rapidly approaching and all lines of communication cut off, Blake and his crew are plunged into a battle of terror against two treacherous enemies who will stop at nothing to see their deadly goals met