By Larry Bond
The U.S. submarine "Memphis" must have been mothballed a long time in the past. as an alternative, she is charged with one final, mystery undertaking: to find leaking packing containers of Russian nuclear gas at the ground of the Arctic Ocean. greater than simply an environmental nightmare, this radioactive burial floor homes sufficient nuclear power to spoil such a lot of America's significant towns.
Lead through the Bligh-like commander Lowell Hardy, the Memphis' staff bargains with flaring tempers, defective equipment, raging Arctic Seas, and their most recent crewmate, Jerry Mitchell. Mitchell used to be a naval pilot whose occupation ended with an unlucky twist of fate. Politics received him assigned to the Memphis as a weapons' officer. Now his beginner abilities could be the ship's maximum legal responsibility.
Making issues worse, the President has appointed civilian scientists to guide the undertaking. Dr. Joanna Patterson and Dr. Emily Davis quickly discover that irrespective of how a lot strength the president has granted them, this is often nonetheless Hardy's send.
Nor is that this undertaking what it sort of feels. Lurking underneath the frigid, black, radioactive waters is a mystery way more lethal than something naval command may perhaps imagine---a mystery so menacing the Russian fleet is hell-bent on destroying the "Memphis" and all who sail in her.
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