You are Lance Corporal Vin Breckenridge, once taken prisoner by North Korean militants over the Iranian border. You have escaped, but the American military believes you are dead. You make your own destiny.
Wandering lost in the mountains, you drink from a nearly dry river. An hour later, your stomach rumbles. The parasites now have you.
As you look around, the only thing handy to help you wipe is the miles of sand around you.