A cultural revolution has taken place in the year 2048. The by-word of the new establishment is Equity. Government positions are not filled by haphazard popular elections but by merit; or, if not merit, then at least by test score. Brodie Carter, an unassuming mailman, finds himself sitting behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. He soon discovers the truth about the saying, “Heavy lies the crown”. Worse, there’s more going on than meets the eye, and the goals of the revolution are being secretly undermined. How can one man deal with forces larger than himself? Will he be able to navigate the ship of state through these troubled waters?