The intervention of a quadriplegic saved Nguyen Huu Minh from a mugging on the streets of Baltimore while attending Johns Hopkins University. That man's faith changed Minh's life. Minh's new faith brought him into conflict with his father's business interests in Vietnam and the mysterious powers supporting his father. Estranged from his father and shunned by his family, Minh learns to support himself by working as a translator for Americans coming to Vietnam during the waning years of the war. Finally, with the fall of Vietnam, ather man's intervention provides Minh with what he needs to flee the doomed country. With a boat, a crew, and a group of passengers, including a young French nun, Sister Carlene, and the forty orphans she has charge of, Minh starts his escape to Thailand. But Minh learns that there are some enemies that cant be fled from; instead, these adversaries must be faced and resisted. He discovers that he is in the middle of a war, t with flesh and blood, but with spiritual powers bent on destroying him and all those seeking escape. Minh discovers what intervention is when he must risk everything to save those he loves. In the process, he experiences the reality of the spiritual war that rages unseen by most.