The time is 5:00 P.M. One hour ago, federal agent Jack Bauer was declared a fugitive. If he wants to survive, he must get out of the country, and he doesnOCOt have much time. With his former colleagues in the Counter Terrorist Unit now dead, under arrest, or shut down, Jack has no resources to call upon, no backup, and nowhere to gouonly his determination can drive him on. One thing remains clear to him: the promise he made to his daughter, Kim. Jack vows that he will see Kim one last time to tell her he loves her . . . before he drops off the radar forever. Meanwhile, a hastily assembled FBI task force sets out to track down and capture Jack, even as a covert operations unit of RussiaOCOs SVR sets out to do the sameuonly the remit of the Russians is to okill on sight.OCO As the clock runs down, Jack must face old friends and past enemies in a desperate race to stay one step ahead of the hunters, leaving them with a grim warningu Stay out of my way, and IOCOll be gone within twenty-four hours. YouOCOll never see me again. Come after me . . . and youOCOll regret it. "