Besides being a trained assassin, James Palatine is also a gifted inventor what has created a item he dubbed 'Little Sister', a surveillance device that intelligence agencies around the world would love to have. So would groups like terrorist organizations it would be used against. Now it has gone missing and Palatine is out to retrieve it, no matter what. So is Natalya Korhcarian, the arms dealer who accidentally sold it. The man who bought it has a hide-out in the middle of the Sahara.