By Stephen Coonts
Dispatched on a tribulation run, NASA's SuperAegis satellite tv for pc has been created because the starting place of a world antimissle safety procedure. yet moments after dispatch, it vanishes. Rear Admiral Jake Grafton fears whatever worse than a grave malfunction--he suspects sabotage...
The USS America--the world's such a lot technically complicated nuclear submarine--is introduced on its maiden voyage. Then almost immediately after steaming out of harbor, the unthinkable occurs. Pirated via terrorists, America disappears underneath the roiling waves of the Atlantic, its Tomahawk warheads aimed without delay on the United States...
An ingeniously calculated battle has been waged--but the rouge enemy is much extra insidious than Jake Grafton ever imagined. His venture: ferret out the center staff in charge, overtake the stealth sub, and spoil it. yet instances is operating out, and the race is on for Grafton to blow the covert operation out of the water prior to a complete state is delivered to its knees.
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A bare chest with that woven stripe of hair right below the navel. “Just what the doctor ordered,” he says, making his way in. I let out a dorky giggle and begin making waves with the raft. Sean pushes his feet off the wall of the pool. The blades of his shoulders slice through the skin of the water as he swims across. “This feels incredible,” he says. He takes a gulp of water and squirts it out between his teeth like a fan. It hits my cheek, and I laugh, a bit too hard, making a weird hiccup noise.
She’s doing good. ” “I guess so. I don’t know. I only talked to her for five minutes. ” “Yeah, she must be pretty busy. I thought we’d be talking more, you know … since she has free nights and weekends on her cell plan. ” A weird gurgling sound escapes my throat when I say California. Quite attractive. Sean shrugs and looks away. So not interested. I imagine what Kelly would do, how she would handle the situation. “It’s so hot out here,” I say. ” I grab the front of my shirt and jerk it back and forth from my chest as a fan.
I paddle around on the raft for almost an hour, allowing my arms and the back of my neck to crisp and redden from the sun. Staring down at my reflection wavering back and forth in the water, I can make out my frizzy hair (wet or not), my pudgy upper lip, and through it all I can see the maze of dirt at the bottom of the pool from my filthy bare feet. I’ll have to vacuum before my mother gets home and sees. I rest my head on the raft, and my bangs block the sun from my eyes. I feel stupid and embarrassed.