Ice Station (Scarecrow Series)
Anarctica is the final unconquered continent, a murderous expanse of howling winds, blinding whiteouts and lethal crevasses. On one fringe of Antarctica is Wilkes Station. underneath Wilkes Station is the gate to hell itself...
A staff of U.S. divers, exploring 3 thousand ft underneath the ice shelf has vanished. Sending out an SOS, Wilkes attracts a quick deployment staff of Marines-and an individual else...
First comes a awful firefight. Then comes a plunge right into a drowning pool choked with killer whales. subsequent comes the challenging half, as a handful of survivors start an electrifying, red-hot, continuous conflict of survival around the continent and opposed to wave after wave of elite army assassins-who've all come for something: a mystery buried deep underneath the ice...
scary. Nitrogen fees are like no different grenade—for the straightforward undeniable fact that they don't have to penetrate the surface in their sufferers on the way to kill them. the idea in the back of their effectiveness is predicated at the unique traits of water—water is the one obviously happening substance on the earth that expands while it really is cooled. while a human physique is hit by means of a burst of supercooled liquid nitrogen, that physique turns into very chilly, very quick. Blood cells freeze immediately, and being made from.
Missile is fired, will probably be obvious immediately on radar. Which intended that the instant the F-22 introduced its AMRAAM missile on the E-2000 over the horizon, the British aircraft observed the missile on its scopes. The British pilot gave himself one minute on the so much. “General Barnaby! common Barnaby! Report!” there has been no answer. Which used to be unusual, simply because Brigadier common Barnaby knew that this time—2200 hours to 2225 hours—was a chosen touch time, considered one of in basic terms twice a holiday within the sunlight flare.
the 1st numbers to get the 3rd. you then upload the second one and the 3rd to get the fourth. when you simply provide me a minute…,” Kirsty acknowledged as she started to scribble frantically. Schofield checked out his watch. 10:40 P.M. Twenty mins to head. As Kirsty scribbled within the diary, Renshaw stated to Schofield, “Lieutenant, precisely how do you propose to fly out of here?” “Through there,” Schofield acknowledged absently, pointing on the pool of water over at the different aspect of the cavern. “What?” Renshaw said,.
Schofield ran around the extending bridge because it grew ahead in entrance of him. after which simply as his platform was once approximately to hitch with its dual from the opposite aspect, he took a deep breath, elevated his pace, and leaped diagonally off the bridge. Riley watched in amazement as Schofield sailed throughout the air, over the large diving bell, and arced down towards the icy pool. He fell speedy. yet as he did so, Schofield did a wierd factor. He raised his correct hand and unholstered anything from.
13 thousand sq. kilometers of ice broke freed from the mainland…taking with it the deserted Argentine base station, Belgrano I, and the Soviet summer season station, Druzhnaya. The Soviets, it kind of feels, had deliberate to exploit Druzhnaya that summer season. because it became out, they spent the subsequent 3 months trying to find their lacking base one of the 3 mammoth icebergs that had shaped out of the unique ice circulate! and so they stumbled on it. finally. the USA has been even much less lucky. All 5 of.