There are 15 targets, the finest warriors
in the world - commandos, spies, terrorists.
And they must all be dead by 12 noon, today.
The price on their heads: almost $20 million each.
Among the names on the target list, one stands
out. An enigmatic Marine named Shane Schofield,
And so Schofield is plunged into a headlong race
around the world, pursued by a fearsome
collection of international bounty hunters -
including the 'Black Knight', a notoriously
ruthless hunter who seems intent on eliminating
'The race is on and the pace is frantic as Schofield
fights for survival, in the process unveiling a
vast international conspiracy and the terrible
reason why he cannot, under any circumstances,
be allowed to live...
'He led his men into hell in Ice Station.
He protected the President against all odds in Area 7.
This time it's different.
'Because this time SCARECROW is the target.' (Publication summary)
Turning and turning in the widening gyre,
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world... (W. B. Yeats, The Second Coming)
All the brave men are dead (Russian Military Proverb)