An Al Jazeera journalist.
An American diplomat.
An African Pope.
America is under threat as full-scale civil war rages in Syria. A bomb has exploded in Manhattan and all roads lead to Damascus. The President must act.
A peace-seeking, African Pope is elected to the Vatican and an Evangelical third-party President is in power in the US.
With nuclear war looming, will the new Pope intervene directly in American foreign policy in Syria; or will he accede to the dictates of Washington?
Riddled with international intrigue, Tom Dulack's astonishingly prescient play imagines a world ripped from today's headlines.