Gambit : American planes are being shot out of the sky. Three commercial jets have gone up in flames, and no one knows how or why. Dr. Cameron Talbot, a world-famous expert on missile-defense systems, believes that a new stealth technology is being used in these attacks. With the country in a panic, the White House orders the beautiful young scientist to protect America's endangered airways. As Cammy races against time to develop a defense against the mystery weapon, she comes to suspect that the downed planes are only the opening gambit in an ambitious campaign of conquest that could change the world's balance of power forever.