The First female U.S. President is shot dead by a sniper during her Independence Day speech. Three months later; a wounded man is found hanging from a tree with no memory of his identity. The only clue is a tattoo on his neck; "XIII." Submerged in a far-reaching conspiracy which threatens to overthrow the entire government, XIII's identity becomes the key to unraveling a complex and dangerous truth. Clinging to one desperate clue after another XIII discovers that the only way to get his life back is to play the bait in a deadly game of cat and mouse.