Brian clings to life with his own style and attitude. The world keeps turning as he begins his recovery and the people who love him cope with the real possibility that he may not make it back. Along the way he meets some old and new friends who guide him. In the streets it's business as usual for the rest of the crew.
"SUPER GOOD STORY..NOW I MUST READ THE SERIES!"
Brian is going through a rough patch in his life. His wife, Amber, has divorced him and is remarrying a rich Wall Street hedge fund manager. His boss hates him, his partner tolerates him, and he likes to stand on the ledge 10 stories up, bottle in hand. Four years ago his infant son passed away in his crib, sending his life into a tail spin. All he has left is saving lives, and saving them on his terms. That's not enough. Enter Brooklyn, a fiery redheaded stringer, who works the overnight selling video and stills to the New York media.
Spicher Air Force Base was located in a rural section of Central Germany known as the Eiffel Mountains. It was up to Sergeant Anthony Harris and the rest of the USAF Security Policemen assigned to the 44th Squadron, Delta Flight, to make sure that the world stayed free or that at least their small corner of it did.
A blast from the past: Five years ago Brian's sister gave a toast at his wedding... and he hasn't spoken to her since. She's returning home with something to share with everyone. As if that wasn't enough? How about a balloon bending street person who takes a liking to her? Add to that Mel's mother-in-law, and Brian's parents, and put them in a room for Thanksgiving Dinner... What could be more stressful than that? Well, maybe, a Jumbo jet crashing into a neighborhood in the Rockaways - but just barely.
"Been there done that!"
It's the hottest summer on record and New York City has gone dark. Communications go down, EMS, Police and The Fire Department are flying deaf and blind. Subways halt in tunnels, traffic and street lights are out! Tempers grow short, and people panic at the thought of another terrorist attack... Brian, Mel, Brooklyn, and the rest find themselves in the middle of it. "Like the man said," said Mel, "Hell is one floor up". Based on Actual EMS accounts of the 2003 East Coast Blackout.
Brian and Brooklyn have a great life, two wonderful children, and they love what they do. Life is perfect. Too perfect, and it's about to change in the form of a junkie's dirty hypodermic needle. Faced with the real possibility that he has just become HIV positive, Brian is forced to undergo the dreaded PEP protocol. In the course of his treatment, he is forced to face some dreadful possibilities and reevaluate his life. The first real trial of their marriage has begun...
Brandon is a small town cowboy turned New York City reporter. Hope never left the small town. Twenty-five years ago, they fell in love in high school. Only one problem, she was the daughter of the Mormon Bishop and he the outsider who happened to be Catholic... and in 1977, rural Utah, that mattered. In 2006, he is returning to Utah for the funeral of his best friend - who married Hope.
Brian and Brooklyn's Marriage has begun to bog down in the domestic mud...Enter Keria Callahan - a spoiled and well to do party girl who has issues with personal space and questionable boundaries. When Brian brings her back from the brink of death due to an accidental heroin overdose she wants to thank him personally... and she's not taking no for an answer.