In the country that was once America now lies a nation split in two. The West and the East have taken over this continent. Each side has a president and one is more ruthless than the other. President Corwin of the West is a ruthless, heartless man who wants to take over the east. While, President Bater of the East is a kind man who cares very much for his people. To make sure that an attack from both sides are stopped both presidents personally pick four young teenagers to become their assassins. They are to carry out any mission they are given and to complete it with no mess. For these young teenagers they are given proper training and their families are given better lives.
But, recently a war has descended upon the two nations. Lives are lost every second of everyday. Bater wants the war stopped. To accomplish this Bater must now send out his four assassins to No Mans Land in a desperate attempt to bring an end to the war. But, to ensure nothing of this will happen again and to end nearly 15 years of Corwin's ruthless reign the four young assassins must also carry out another mission....assassinate President Corwin.
Will they succeed in their mission? Will all four return home safe...and alive?