A brief encounter with a beautiful woman causes a middle-age man to question not only his love-less marriage, but the pre-defined life society expects of him. His search for fulfillment leads him into Chicago's exciting but often dangerous night life of dance clubs, known as 'Steppin' clubs.
An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.
Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood.