Mohammed Sharif is a Kashmiri geologist and a devout Muslim. He has revenge on his mind
for the murder of his family by Harkat ul-Mujahedeen, a militant Islamic faction involved in
the dispute over the sovereignty of his homeland. Sharif’s father is a moderate Muslim who
practices the gentle, compassionate form of the religion which is preached in the Qur’an. His
family pays for their opposition to the fundamentalists with their lives – all except Sharif.
Daniel Hutten is a Jewish man, living in New York. He is indebted to an ultra right-wing
faction, because they helped him get to an Ivy League University and expect him to be
politically useful to them when he g