Five months into his term, President Kilcannon and his fiancee, decided to marry. But the occasion is followed by a terrible tragedy: a massacre of innocents in a lethal burst of gunfire. It is a shattering event that consumes Kilcannon and his wife, challenging both their marriage and his presidency in such a personal way that Kilcannon vows to eradicate gun violence throughout the US. In a high-stakes game of politics and legal manoeuvring, where ideals collide in the Senate, the courtroom and across the country, President Kilcannon is determined to win at any cost. 2003.