The government is running scared. The Sabbathman is killing the people who have gained the most from their policies. His message is clear: "You have ruined this country. None of you are safe". As the public warm to the killer, MI5 are called in to stop him.
The Gulf War is over - and all at the cost of a handful of allied casualties. As the West congratulates itself on the restoration of Kuwait, investigative journalist Wesley Keogh begins to rake over the war's dying embers, discovering the story of the decade.
1990. As Saddam Hussein tightens his grip on Kuwait, the western alliance prepares to drive him back to Iraq - unaware that a pre-emptive strike is already under way, much much closer to home. Then comes Saddam's ultimatum: pull out of the Gulf or New York will feel the kiss of the Devil's Breath.
1982. The IRA hunger strikes are over. Ten men are dead. The Provos are calling for revenge. As Britain prepares for war in the South Atlantic, one man plots the ultimate counter-strike. His code name? REAPER.
When a super-power confrontation threatens to get out of control, the UK government declares a national state of emergency.
On the island city of Portsmouth, home to the country's premier naval base, 140,000 people find themselves sealed off from the mainland.