All his life,
schoolteacher David Fitzgerald has wanted to live up to the
legacy left by his war-hero father, and one day he gets his
There is an
explosion on a bus, and in a moment of unexpected courage, he
saves the life of a student on board.
is a local celebrity. But then everything changes. The police
begin to suspect that David planted the bomb to make himself
And in the
whiplash that follows, he becomes the target of a federal
investigation and the prey of the media wolf pack.
In the midst of
all this, he learns that the real bombers are getting ready to
strike again, on a far more deadly scale.