When Laura Barlow's family is murdered, her normal life vanishes. Instead of a college student going for her masters, she rescues people for a living. To make things interesting, if she isn't successful she dies, someone else dies, or there's an international incident. When Laura is sent to recover her agencies top spy, Ian Newell, she discovers he is too interested in her family's accident. Together they run headlong into a powerful forces bent on destroying them and the agency they work for.