The one-day war left a trail of carnage and mayhem across a crippled America. The Guardians emerged from the ashes-a high-tech four-man team, armed and trained to carry out a top-secret US recovery plan. But the Heartland Complex, once the seat of government for a shattered United States has been infiltrated and destroyed. The Blueprint for Renewal is gone-with only jagged pieces left intact. The President of the United States, however, is still alive. And the Guardians have an impossible missions on their hands: Find a safe haven for the President and rebuild a central control base for the reconstruction project. It's a grim task-even for the Guardians. The post-nuclear rubble is crawling with warring gangs and rebel factions, battling for control of the chaotic aftermath of Armageddon. It's a flight through Hell-with little hope..and no escape.
December 1990 : UK Paperback
April 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback