Alan Clay knows failure. He's recently divorced. A poor business investment has left him without the means to pay for his daughter's college tuition. A lump near his spine could be cancer. His last chance to fix his life? Alan's new employer, Reliant, sends him to Saudi Arabia to procure a once in a lifetime contract providing IT infrastructure for a huge desert complex. Alan must prove that Reliant is the best company for the job. Yet, how can Alan accomplish his goals when King Abdullah keeps missing their meeting and all of his plans for it keep going wrong?