THE PIR PANJAL RANGE IN KASHMIRMountain stacked on mountain with the raging Chenab river meanderingthrough. Daunting snow-clad summits, remote valleys and isolatedhamlets, peopled by Muslims, Hindus and the migratory Gujjar tribesmen.The centuries-old peace between the two communities is about to beravaged. Militancy has reared its ugly head and blood will be spilled;brother will fight brother.As the hills start burning with Pakistan-backed terror, there is vendettabeing played out, with death and mayhem unleashed in its wake. Suckedinto this vortex of violence and vengeance is Harry and his SF troop. Alongthe way, some foreign trekkers are abducted by an unknown militant groupcalled the Al-Faran. Unbeknownst to all the dramatis-personae involved,their paths will converge violently with dire consequences for some.