"Sam is back home on leave and gets a request for assistance from an old family friend. But that friend is a mafia Padrino. In helping, with the blessing of organized crime agencies, he gets sucked into a vortex of death and betrayal unique to the Calabrian Mafia, the ‘Ndrangheta.
Only just escaping death, Sam enlists assistance from the dark underbelly of corrupt agencies and European organized crime. His life is at risk and those who help him. He is forced to rescue a colleague from a CIA Black Prison, as a result.
His plans for early retirement are cancelled as his handlers send him on a hostage extraction in Russia. The pursuit by the FSB ends with a bullet."