When Ken James accepts a challenge from his long-term Washington, D.C. friend, Jane, to figure out a way to finance a presidential campaign without the influence of special interests, he has no idea what is in store for him. From searching for diamonds in Canada, to a tension filled exchange of ideas that leads to peace between the U.S. and Russia, Ken is in for the adventure of his life.
This continues the story begun in Polar 44 Ring 5. The end off his time in the Air Force brings him to graduate school at a state university where he meets his future wife, Gail. Shortly after receiving his Ph.D., he marries Gail, and they head to the southwest where Ken begins his job doing exploration research for an oil company. As the years pass, Ken and Gail build a new home and family.
An Air Force second lieutenant assigned to an air base in Greenland to supply SAC bombers with fuel during the Cold War is sabotaged by a Russian spy. Written in spare and powerful prose by a former SAC officer.