Vector: Tradecraft Phase Zero

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POLITICAL ADVENTURE ACTION SUSPENSE / THRILLER

Contemporary

Michael Shusko

Logline

Agent Jansen and Dr. Hess must discover what weapon Dr. Khattib was working on when he died suddenly as they sift their way through genetic engineering, ethnic weapons, dirty bombs, religious ethnocentrism and genocide.

Genre

Political, Adventure, Action, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Boston, Lebanon, Texas, Mexico

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

DHS Agent Lee Jansen is rushed to Boston and paired with expert toxicologist Dr. Emma Hess to crack the case. All evidence points to the creation of a dirty bomb, but the clues seem too clean, too obvious. During the course of their investigation, they discover the horrible truth.

Ending Description

Dr. Hess and Agent Jansen uncover that the plot was to genetically engineer an ethnic bioweapon to first use in the Middle East then sell to highest bidder.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Happy Ending, Philosophical Questions, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Main Character Details

Name: Emma Hess

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Leader, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive, Engaging, Skillful, Beautiful, Educated, Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Lee Jansen

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Adventurous, Heroic, Leader, Skillful, Secretive, Lone Wolf, Badass, Complex, Masculine, Outspoken

Additional Character Details

Name: Philip Peters (Petrosian)

Age: 62

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Secretive, Criminal, Leader, Complex, Educated, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Religious, Skillful, Aggressive, Charming, Unapologetic, Villainous

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Logline

Agent Jansen and Dr. Hess must discover what weapon Dr. Khattib was working on when he died suddenly as they sift their way through genetic engineering, ethnic weapons, dirty bombs, religious ethnocentrism and genocide.

Short Summary

DHS Agent Lee Jansen is rushed to Boston and paired with expert toxicologist Dr. Emma Hess to crack the case. All evidence points to the creation of a dirty bomb, but the clues seem too clean, too obvious. During the course of their investigation, they discover the horrible truth.


Dr. Hess and Agent Jansen uncover that the plot was to genetically engineer an ethnic bioweapon to first use in the Middle East then sell to highest bidder.

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About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Emma Hess

Age: 35

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Leader, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Confident, Decisive, Engaging, Skillful, Beautiful, Educated, Selfless

Character 1

Name: Lee Jansen

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Adventurous, Heroic, Leader, Skillful, Secretive, Lone Wolf, Badass, Complex, Masculine, Outspoken

Character 2

Name: Philip Peters (Petrosian)

Age: 62

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Secretive, Criminal, Leader, Complex, Educated, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Religious, Skillful, Aggressive, Charming, Unapologetic, Villainous

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