Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. 402 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1989. ISBN: 0553286137. In the heart of the Kremlin, a rogue Politburo faction plans a devastating strike against the Strategic Defense Initiative. Lu, a cold-blooded and highly skilled KGB professional, will sabotage a vital SDI experiment, killing untold numbers of innocent civilians, and leaving Moscow in total control of space.