Cliched ideas about good and evil mean nothing to David Firrine. He will do whatever it takes to help those in need. If that means crossing lines or working with the enemy, so be it. Firrine is no saint. He's a Pragmatist.
The Pragmatist explores the mind of a vigilante anti-hero who lives by his own code. Firrine fights his demons to make the world a better place. This gets the attention of the CIA. They are watching him. Or is he watching them watch him? It's a game of cat and mouse where the ends justify the means. But are he and the CIA seeking the same ends?