Jake Lewis was nine years old when his father began beating him with a leather strap. He joined the Navy on his seventeenth birthday. After boot camp, he experienced the wonders of the Far East as a seaman on the USS Henry W. Tucker. He met the finest geisha girls in Japan and the most beautiful Chinese girls in Hong Kong. The nights spent with Taiwanese girls are forever on his mind. A year and a half later Jake attended the Navy Special Warfare Training at Coronado Naval Base. He was flown with twenty-eight others to South Vietnam. They were assigned to the CIA for three years. These special operations teams traveled throughout the southeastern Asian jungles. Jake also served his country for twenty-five years as a U.S. Special Agent. Jake and seven other Vietnam veterans were hired to kill America's most violent criminals. Inspired by actual events, this novel is filled with adventure and lessons on what it means to fight for freedom. The CIA then used him for thirteen years.
Michael Dean Moomey is seventy-two years old and comes from a military family. He and his brother answered the call to serve during the Vietnam War. He spent over four years with the Navy, and much of that time was in combat. He is a decorated Vietnam veteran and was employed by the federal government for thirty-eight years. He is also an ordained minister who has shared the Word of God with Death row inmates. He lives in Northern Arizona with his wife. He has seven children and eight grandchildren.