Will the Romanov Dynasty return to power in Russia?
Russia had been in turmoil since the fall of communism. During this period of chaos the managers of the crumbling Soviet bureaucracy loot the wealth of the country for their personal gain.
These Oligarchs quickly become the shadow power of Russia. Rich and powerful they want permanency and legitimacy. Fearing how quickly the political environment of the country can change, these men want to create a leader answerable only to them. These men believe they have found such a leader in the young and charismatic Mikhail Romanov.
To finance their plans, the Russian mafia turn to an American industrialist promising him exclusive rights to the oil bounty of the Russian Federation. As American science develops practical fuel options and the value of those rights come into question, murdering U.S. scientists becomes a solution.
Mike Williams investigates the deaths and learns of the Russian plot. As the plot unfolds we learn that Mikhail Romanov not only has his own plans to bring back the Romanov dynasty but has a mysterious and powerful benefactor.