After her inauguration, newly elected Vice President Natalie Maccabee is initiated into a covert world of danger by her chief steward, Malcolm Millar and Chief Justice Caleb Thorne. Contrary to what the public believes, the job of Vice President is far from ceremonial. In fact, enshrined in a secret version of the Constitution is a section endowing Natalie with her own secret agent, John Case, to be deployed in times of crisis. Natalie quickly finds herself in play when the daughter of FBI Director Stanton is kidnapped, and authorities are helpless in rescuing her.
Did You Know?
Agent X mentions the "suicide of the Argentinian Prime Minister" (incorrectly, as Argentina has a President, not a Prime Minister). In February 2015, federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead at his home in Buenos Aires. It is unknown if the death was a suicide, a forced suicide, or a murder. See more
Vice President Lyndon Johnson could not hold the record for finding the secret lock in the fireplace of the VP's mansion. Before 1977 when VP Walter Mondale moved in, the mansion on the grounds of the Naval Observatory, had been the home of the Chief of Naval Operations. Built in 1893, it was originally the home of the Superintendent of the Naval Observatory. See more