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Somewhere between MI5, MI6 and the malfunctioning third-floor printer at the U.K.’s labyrinthine Government Communications Headquarters, an arrogant, maverick NSA liaison arrives from the U.S. to join a ragtag bureaucracy of cybersecurity misfits. With all the swagger of John Wayne and none of the substance, the Yankee liaison enlists the help of a junior systems analyst in a workplace power grab. It’s a move that threatens to upend the team’s directives — if only it weren’t miraculously, possibly completely coincidentally, leading to actual crisis aversion. From a cat lady and former Nobel Prize nominee with a graying head of witch-like hair to a notorious hacker whose first pet was a wolf named Wolf, the unpolished experts at GCHQ thrive under Jerry’s assumed authority while nerding out over dinosaur pencil toppers and cryptocurrency.

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