New York City
Subpar Guantanamo Bay marine PFC William Santiago mysteriously died after his platoon mates Lance Corporal Harold Dawson and PFC Landon Downy give him a “code red.” The two are charged with his murder and Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee is assigned lead defense counsel on the case. Assisting Kaffe on the case are Lieutenant Sam Weinberg and Lieutenant Commander Joanne Galloway. On the opposing side are Colonel. Nathan Jessup, a harsh marine with something to hide, and Jonathan Kendrick, Santiago’s strict and suspicious platoon commander. This brilliant, gripping story follows the struggle for Kaffee, Galloway, and Weinberg to prove their client’s innocence against the prosecution.