At the same hospital, Professor Ranjip Singh is experimenting with a device that can erase traumatic memories.
Then a terrorist bomb detonates. In the operating room, the president suffers cardiac arrest. He has a near-death experience, but the memories that flash through Jerrison’s mind are not his own.
It quickly becomes clear that the electromagnetic pulse generated by the bomb amplified and scrambled Professor Singh’s equipment, allowed a random group of people to access one another’s minds.
And now one of those people can retrieve President Jerrison’s memories – including classified information regarding the upcoming military mission, which, if revealed, could cost countless lives. But the task of determining who has switched memories with whom is a daunting one – particularly when some of the people involved have reason to lie…