In the City of Light lived people devoted to the science of earth and sky who made dark plans to lay waste to their uncivilised neighbours using the very power of the planet itself. As the great science of their time was brought to bear on the invading hordes, hell was set loose on the earth. And over 11,000 years ago, the civilisation of Atlantis disappeared in a suicidal storm of fire and water.Now, this great weapon of the Ancients has been uncovered in the South Pacific, and it is being deciphered by men of hatred - by an evil once thought banished from history. Their plan is to attempt to control and direct the most destructive force this world has yet to see, a weapon that would make nuclear arms pale in comparison.The Event Group, headed by Colonel Jack Collins, must face its most dangerous assignment ever - to find the lost trail of the Ancients and unearth the missing key before the new Reich. Can the most secret federal service of the United States track down the lost trail that will lead them to the lair of this secret power? Or will the world explode in a chain reaction that began over 11,000 years ago?