Stairway to Heaven
To avert a train spilling nuclear waste into the Colorado
River, Parker launches the sphere despite warnings that atmospheric
conditions could veer a BackStep off the time line. Suddenly, he encounters
the presence of a young woman, killed 20 years earlier and becomes involved
in her past life and the catastrophic conditions resulting from her
negative discrepancy in the universe.
Donovan puts his resignation from the BackStep team on
hold when he joins Parker in Bosnia to prevent the deaths of three U.S.
servicemen, unaware of the truth behind troop's encounter with local
A poisonous kiss threatens the life of a newly elected
Colombian president being honored at a White House dinner, so Parker
teams with an old friend to try to prevent the incident.
Unexplained homicidal violence in a nowhere town prompts
a Back-Step and a FEMA investigation. The virus-like "madness" of the
villagers also strikes Parker and Donovan, and Isaac Mentnor recognizes
it as linked to his work in a bio-experimentation project following
WWII. New agency member Andrew (Hooter) Owsley comes aboard in time
to hack into the CDC database for information on a possible antidote
before FEMA carries out a destruct order on Dunwych.
When Olga melts into
Parker's arms in her torrid dreams, she knows it's time for a vacation
in a remote mountain location to regain her equilibrium. But a terrorist
bomb destroys the Alaskan pipeline wiping her off the mountainside as
well. During the Back-Step to reverse the attack, Parker realizes that
his aim is as much to save Olga as it is to stop the explosion.
Parker rebuffs several phone calls from a voice pretending to be an old girlfriend. The results, however, are catastrophic, as her threats to immobilize San Francisco's air traffic control system are realized. Parker Back-Steps to avert the tragedy, and finds himself prey in a high stakes cat and mouse game in which failure will cost thousands of lives.
Fire Last Time
guilty nightmares over his own survival and the deaths of his comrades
in Somalia, weaken Parker into delusional behavior during a dangerous
Back-Step. Despite Olga's efforts to talk him through the crisis, Parker
creates the hallucination of battle, and reenacts the bloody sequence
of events while subconsciously attempting to fulfill the primary Back-Step
abducted, drugged and tortured by a Chechen zealot seeking to avenge
his brother's death at Parker's hands during a BackStep. When Parker
resists the truth serum, he is injected with a minute tracking device
and unwittingly leads the foreign agents to "Never-Never Land."
suffering from an undetected brain aneurysm, displays unconventional
behavior and is removed from the BackStep program. But the team suffers
added trauma when the new chief, Nathan Ramsey, takes over and rules
with an iron fist.
and Eve and Adam
a protected nuke-proof bunker 600 feet below the earth, Olga and Parker
are spared the effects of an enhanced neutron bomb explosion which evaporates
all life on the planet. But Owsley is not as lucky, developing radiation
poisoning which is quickly taking his life.
of the President's sessions with his analyst are snatched by two US
Secret Service agents operating on behalf of a dangerous Peruvian dictator.
On a BackStep to avert the theft, Parker encounters the President's
psychiatrist, Grace Weiman, who believes he is an escaped mental patient,
until they both become targets of the corrupt White House Chief of Staff.
is initiated when a missile test-firing backfires into a slaughter of
the top military brass observing the event. Central to the disaster
is a missing computer control device, expertly lifted by a beautiful
and dangerous international thief working her way up the ladder to the
man she wants dead.
faces embarrassment by the college antics of his uninhibited daughter,
and appoints Frank Parker to take over as her personal agent. But this
seductive, wild child leads them both into jeopardy when she rejects
Parker's protection and bolts with some unwholesome friends.
The NSA team
is taken in by the arrival of one of its own from seven years into the
future who offers them a horrifying glimpse of World War III. Claiming
that the prevention of the war is only achievable through a religious
assassination in the present time, the Back-Step team must consider
the risk to its own future by accepting the messenger's premise..
Infected by alien properties while on a NASA space mission,
returned hero Commander William Streck keeps the information secret
while being evaluated by the Back-Step medical team, including Olga,
who falls prey to his supernatural powers of persuasion. Lured into
a romance, she becomes impregnated with his extra-terrestrial babies,
and fights bitterly against Parker who must intervene.
a BackStep to prevent a nuclear terrorist from destroying Washington
D.C., a last minute error sends the sphere into the past without a pilot.
The surprised NSA team now existing seven days earlier, realizes that
it must discern what the mission was, how deadly, and how to solve the
puzzle. Left without many clues, Isaac Mentnor recalls the aid of a
young woman psychic he depended upon for a mission many years before,
and presses her into service despite her emotional instability.
A last minute
power surge aborts a sphere engagement and thrusts Parker not only into
another time, but into another reality --- one based on his deepest
intentions. Crossing the time/space continuum, he finds himself in a
world of repression and rebellion where his status and relations become
unpredictable, and his fellow agents pose a threat to his well-being.
missile base in Wyoming does not receive the Presidential stand-down
order, and proceeds to launch a retaliatory missile attack against North
Korea. But when Parker BackSteps to insure the recall order is received,
he finds that protocol in the chain of command makes reasoning virtually
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