When Tehran is vaporized in a nuclear attack, all eyes turn immediately to the United States and Israel. In an effort to prove that neither country had a hand in the attack, Eric Lantz uncovers an even more sinister plot to reawaken an ancient empire and eliminate half the earth's population. Eric and his partner, Alia Faisal, follow the leads and track the apparent bombers, when a second disaster strikes. The world reels as a manmade plague explodes across Asia and migrates around the world. Eric and Alia begin to find omius connections between the two catastrophes. In a desperate race to find the perpetrators, Eric and Alia will face danger from all sides as they follow the trail of the bombers through Iraq, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, and to a final showdown in Armenia. Will Eric and Alia be able to discover the mastermind behind this global trauma or will they too fall victim to the Ghost of Empire? Join author Michael Fay for a fast paced thriller that looks for sanity in an insane time.