by Thomas W. Baker
With stars in his eyes, Alex helps Nika, a college crush, discover the original WMD. They stumble onto a decades-old secret of unearthly danger. Suspects themselves, they prove their innocence and devise the counter-weapon, fighting bureaucracy to build the solution before the doomsday weapon hits home. With their hijack working perfectly, they find a final feint and final fiend could end it all.