• Auckland

When betrayal is the only truth, who do you turn to?


In a Middle Eastern desert, Major Aria and her mercenary accomplice are on a secret mission to meet up with a New Zealander who’s defected to ISIS with his Arab wife.

Meanwhile, at the Auckland Writers Festival, kindergarten teacher Miranda gets an offer she can’t refuse from a charming American visitor.

Soon these six lives are inextricably entwined in a web of intrigue, danger and espionage.


Award-winning New Zealand playwright, Stuart Hoar, unravels the complex moralities of modern war in this taut, torn-from-the-headlines thriller.