The Amazon jungle. Volcanic, dangerous, still unexplored. You’re in the Communications Control Room of the National Satellite Resource Technology, a top-secret research consulting firm. Watching a transmission of the team you were hired to help, you witness something terribly wrong. As you receive the details of your first assignment, it’s clear that your remarkable instincts, coolly analytical mind, and superlative skill with computers are going to have to get you a lot farther—and soon.