Jack the thief comes out of retirement seduced by easy money and seen by him as a simple steal to order proposition. However, it all becomes a surreal nightmare as he learns from MI5 intelligence he is now involved in an Iranian terrorist plot against the UK. He commits numerous crimes to obtain the secret XP42 formula not knowing he and the terrorists are being watched. He becomes witness to official executions and learns his relationships with two beautiful women were set up for him by MI5 and the Iranians. Blackmail, sex, murder. and espionage were not part of Jacks plan to obtain the XP42 formula. It ends in a terrorism trial at the Old Bailey and Jack vows to return to his retirement and writes a book about his experiences called A CHOICE OF EVILS.