The bruise on the young goalie's cheek got girl's high school soccer coach Brooke Burrell's attention. Brooke tries to keep her advantage as the most decorated woman ever in government service at bay while dealing with the suspected abusive father – although she'd love to punch his lights out. Her digging reveals the reason for his abusiveness. He is being blackmailed into writing code for a massive international terrorist attack.
When the father is found dead, Brooke is accused of the murder. Suddenly, she is is forced to defend herself in the court of public opinion – while trying to stop an insidious plot to crash thousand in-flight airliners at once.