Special Agent XIII is a man with a new face and a hole where his memories should be. After escaping a prison camp and hooking up with an old flame, his mission becomes figuring out what happened to his past--and that means infiltrating the White House.
XIII travels to a small town in an attempt track down information about his past, but what he ends up uncovering is a long-buried conspiracy. Meanwhile, the ex-president plots, and the importance of the chip in XIII's watch begins to come into focus.
In order to contact his former trainer, XIII gets himself arrested and thrown deep into a Venezuelan prison. Getting in will be easy, but getting out might prove to be impossible--and some people would like to keep him there forever.
Following up on a lead he got while in the Venezuelan prison, XIII travels to Ireland--with Jones in tow. There, they soon find themselves in the middle of an international arms deal that could have repercussions across the world.
XIII's skills are put to the test when he has to infiltrate a terrorist training camp on US soil--but his enemies have their own plants in the group. Meanwhile, Jones' loyalties are questioned by dangerous individuals in the government.
Suddenly a free agent, Jones enlists the aid of a world-class hacker to gather intelligence--but can she really trust him? In Costa Verde, XIII meets an opposition leader who has intimate knowledge of his former life as a revolutionary.