In 1982, the cold war rages on. Through scientific breakthroughs technology surpasses, what is previously known in the normal timeline. Duncan and Sam work as mercenaries raiding outposts and gathering intelligence for the U.S military. While on an operation to raid a Russian compound in a brief amount of time Sam is injured and they rush to escape with Russian NKVD following close behind. They fight their way through rural Russia until they meet up with U.S soldiers. Their escape is brief. Both have stayed in the respective universe and not been interfered with at all.