|| The "special relationship" between London and Washington is in tatters. Salim Dhar, the world's most wanted terrorist, has disappeared after an audacious attack on an American target in the United Kingdom. The CIA believes Daniel Marchant, renegade MI6 officer, was involved. But Marchant has a bigger secret: Dhar has agreed to work for MI6, promising to protect Britain from future terrorist atrocities.But that protection comes at a price: in return, Dhar has asked for Marchant's help with a critical strike against America. Will British intelligence sign this Faustian pact, sacrificing their closest allies in order to defend themselves?