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By Clive Cussler

1954: Vixen 03 is down. The airplane, sure for the Pacific sporting thirty-six Doomsday Bombs—canisters armed with quick-death germs of unimaginable potency—vanishes. Vixen has in truth crashed into an ice-covered lake in Colorado.

1988: Dirk Pitt, who heroically raised the Titanic, discovers the wreckage of Vixen 03. yet lethal canisters are lacking. They’re within the fingers of a terrorist crew. Their deadly project: to sail a battleship seventy-five miles up the Potomac and blast Washington, D.C., to nation come. merely Dirk can cease them.

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He checked out her. “You by no means obtained round to telling me the place. ” “A area of a mile over the hill at the back of the cabin. desk Lake. Dad used to trap his restrict of trout there for all time. ” “Thanks to you”-he peered at her sternly-“I'm getting a overdue commence. ” “Tough. ” “I did not convey any fishing equipment. Your dad go away any round? ” “Under the cabin, within the storage. He used to maintain all his take on down there. Keys to the door lock are at the mantel. ” The lock was once stiff from nonuse. Pitt spit on it and twisted the most important as tough as he dared with no breaking it. finally the tumblers gave and he squeaked the outdated dual doorways open. After ready a minute to regulate his eyes to the darkened enclosure, he stepped within and appeared round. there has been a dusty workbench with its instruments all smartly striking in position. Cans of varied sizes coated a number of cabinets, a few containing paint, a few containing nails and diverse undefined. Pitt quickly came across a fishing-tackle field below tiie bench. The pole took a bit longer to discover. He slightly made one out in a dim nook of the storage. What a bit of cumbersome gear shrouded below a canvas drop fabric stood in his manner. He could not rather succeed in the fishing pole, so he attempted hiking over the obstruction. It shifted below his weight and he fell backward, clutching the drop fabric in a useless attempt to seize his stability earlier than either ended up at the dust flooring of the storage. Pitt cursed, brushed himself off, and gazed at what barred him from a day of fishing. A questioned frown gripped his positive factors. He knelt down and ran his surrender the 2 huge items he had by chance exposed. Then he rose and walked outdoors and known as to Loren. She seemed over the balcony. “What's your challenge? ” “Come down the following a minute. ” Begrudgingly, she donned a tender beige trench coat and went downstairs. Pitt led her contained in the storage and pointed. “Where did your father locate these? ” She bent ahead and squinted. “What are they? ” “The around yellow one is an airplane oxygen tank. the opposite is a nostril apparatus, entire with tires and wheels. Damned previous, judging by way of the measure of corrosion and the dust. ” “They're information to me. ” “You should have spotted them earlier than. do not you ever use the storage? ” She shook her head. “Not because I ran for workplace. this is often the 1st time i have been to Dad's cabin considering the fact that he died in an coincidence 3 years in the past. ” “You ever listen of a aircraft crashing round right here? ” Pitt probed. “No, yet that does not suggest it hasn't occurred. I seldom see any buddies, so i've got little chance to atone for neighborhood gossip. ” “Which approach? ” “Huh? ” “Your nearest pals. the place do they dwell? ” “Down the line, again towards city. First turnout to the left. ” “What's their identify? ” “Raferty. Lee and Maxine Raferty. he is a retired army guy. ” Loren took Pitt's hand in hers and pressed tightly. “Why the entire questions? ” “Curiosity, not anything extra. ” He lifted her hand and kissed it. “I'll see you in time for that fattening dinner. ” Then he grew to become and commenced strolling down the line. “Aren't you going fishing?

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