Only four men in the whole United States could have known when the shipment of ten million dollars to the IRA was scheduled. So one of these four must be responsible for the slaughter of the couriers and the hijacking of the funds. Only one man is trusted by the terrorists to go after their money: their best assassin, the young American they call Jig the dancer. Hot on the trail of Jig is Frank Pagan, the British counter-terrorist agent, who will hunt his prey to the ends of the earth. Yet as Irish violence erupts across America, Pagan and Jig are forced to postpone their duel and work in an extraordinary alliance . . .