The year is 2013. London has been evacuated following a nuclear bomb and the
country's power base has shifted north.
In the wake of the attack, MI5 must
completely restructure and establish field offices across the UK. They need
young, new officers on the ground - and fast. It is members of this new
generation of patriots who help make up MI5's new Field Office 19.
Field Office 19 is in the middle of an investigation into arms dealers Theo
Danakis and Flynn Dixon and so new-on-the-job spooks including ex junior doctor Rob,
wild and fearless Kylie, reformed bad boy Jez and charmer Vik are all working
Former police officer Rachel is running the show for the first time,
under the watchful eye of experienced spy Hannah, but things aren't exactly going
as planned for Jez and Vik. Luckily, the unexpected arrival of new recruit and
mathematical genius Charlie changes their fate.
When Hannah receives news that the Prime Minister will be visiting the city the next
day, the pressure mounts to take down Danakis and Dixon.
gathered increasingly points towards an assassination attempt on the PM.
It doesn't take long for the team to discover the intended hitman is known
assassin Jermain Lee. The team track him to a hotel overlooking the PM's proposed
route – further evidence of his intentions, surely?
Convinced the PM is the
target, Kylie and Jez close in on Lee's hotel room.
But as the team move in on Lee, Charlie realises the signs just don't add up.
Realisation hits that the PM may not be the target – and that one member of Field
Office 19 is walking straight into a trap…
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