In South Baja California there is a town called Todos Santos, where there’s a legend. Those who are familiar with it, tell that Matilda, a pregnant 15 years old young girl, died mysteriously hanged in a tree. According to the villagers, the hanged girl grants miracles to those who bring prayers and gifts, though no one knows what she took in return. Thus, the mystery of her death still wanders the streets.
When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building.
Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test.