The year is 2020. Hyper-corporations control everything. In the name of domination, these sprawling organisations have recruited their own military forces to fight clandestine battles against one another. Enter ex-bounty hunter Joanna Dark: young, beautiful and lost, her run-in with dataDyne, the world's most powerful organisation, has left her with a wound only vengeance can heal. But Daniel Carrington, the charismatic founder of the Carrington Institute, believes Joanna's deadly skills may be the key to victory over their mutual enemy - an enemy he has been fighting for years.
Initial Vector is the first of three Perfect Dark science fiction thrillers which take readers into a shadowy, mysterious new world of espionage, conspiracy and global conflict.
Set partly in London and Wales, Initial Vector takes place six months after the events in Perfect Dark Zero.