In The Profession, Pressfield taps his considerable well of military knowledge to craft a piece of speculative fiction set in 2032. With corporate and private powers wielding their own military forces, the disgraced former United States Marine General, James Salter, plans to return to the U.S. and claim the presidency for his own. Only his most loyal foot soldier and closest confidant stands any chance of defeating him. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.