After her inauguration, newly elected Vice
President Natalie Maccabee is initiated
into a covert world of danger by her chief
steward, Malcolm Millar and Chief Justice
Caleb Thorne. Contrary to what the public
believes, the job of Vice President is far
from ceremonial. In fact, enshrined in a
secret version of the Constitution is a
section endowing Natalie with her own
secret agent, John Case, to be deployed in
times of crisis. Natalie quickly finds
herself in play when the daughter of FBI
Director Stanton is kidnapped, and
authorities are helpless in rescuing her.