It is 2058. NVCPD detective Nick Garvey and Lenora Allison, President of the battered and reeling United States, are battling the many remaining remnants of the murderous World Council. They must confront the forced introduction of a killer plague and the destruction of the newly created Friendship City.
President Allison succeeded in her fight to destroy the first plague only to learn a second more deadly one was imminent.
Ishmael, the mysterious new leader of the World Council, has decided to destroy Friendship City, an autonomous joining of Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros. Mexico.
President Allison calls Nick to fly from Houston, where his daughter is recovering from a coma, to the White House to help in the fight.
Can the second plague be destroyed? Why is Friendship City spiraling into chaos? Can Ishmael be destroyed?
Nick wrestles to find Ishmael but Ishmael finds him first. Capturing Nick, President Allison, Nick's family, and all others in his way, he forces them to sit in a circle, surrounded by rifles.
Ishmaerl starts his countdown.
FRIENDSHIP CITY —Hanging By A Thread
The Followup Novel to SUNDOWN
Brownsville and Matamoros had both been targets of the killer thugs loyal to the World Council. They petitioned both their governments to grant autonomy which would allow them to join forces to better protect their citizens. The petition was granted and autonomy recognized on 05/14/2057. Friendship City needed to incorporate their own set of guiding principals. Citizens of the city, of all political persuasions, agreed on an initial set of principals to be voted upon eighteen months after the city’s autonomy. The initial set of ten is modeled after the Bill Of Rights set forth in the constitution of the United States. It was felt that their guidelines should embrace the concept of some responsibility on the part of those receiving some benefits. This group of principals is called the…
BILL OF RIGHTS with OBLIGATION
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