The world's richest man, Xavier Key, is almost assassinated. His companies specalize in genetic engineering and nanotechnology. His staff uses their latest research to save him, and rebuild him. During his long and painful recovery Key decides to form a new company, Vigilante, Inc. to dispense justice for hire. He will start with those that almost killed him. His chief of security, Allen Swafford, was killed in the attempt on Key's life. Swafford's wife, Sylvia, joins Key's inner circle. She is a powerful psychic, and with her help, Key and the others in his inner circle fighe corrupt businesses and governments at every turn. But as Key learns, revenge is complicated. Other countries form a coalition and attempt to take his business away from him. His own country that he served as a Marine in combat could not or would not help him. Key escapes to China only to learn they have a hidden agenda. Key manages, with Sylvia Swafford's help, to return to the United States and through a series of events is presented the opportunity to make a profound difference in the future of America. The question is, can Xavier Key make the difficult decisions necessary to fix this country and its broken government.