Lt. Col. Mike Skora, a decorated World War II fighter pilot, is assigned to the US Embassy in Bonn, Germany, in 1955, during the Cold War. The East Germany Stasi intelligence network buzzed like a hornets nest, gathering NATOs military secrets. Mikes mission is to work with CIA operatives to find the sources of the information being leaked to Soviet Bloc agents. He navigates through a complex tangle of relationships, unraveling spy networks in European cities, ski resorts, and military bases. Exploring a world of multifaceted people and events, Mike descends into the arena of duplicity and mistrust.