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A colonel in the U.S. army, Patrick Mclanahan is flying his remote controlled plans over Russia and they see the Ruskis have assembled mobile nuclear wepons that are set up along the Afghanistan border. He decides to attack from a distant, any how he ends up killing hundreds of Russian soliders. The Russian president, Anatoliy Gryzlov decided that the Americans will pay for that. Mclanahan has a hunch that the Russians will attack, he uses our satalites to see that the Russians are moving their tankers and long range bombers to the east coast of siberia. The president does not believe what Mclanahan thinks is true. By now Patrick gets court marshaled. The Russians attack with every nuclear wepon in their arsenal and devestate the United States. Torn the president dosn't want to start nuclear war, but he wants to retaliate. Mclanahan is reinstated and sent to retaliate. He leads a covert team over into Russia and they take control of a base and refuel, and they leave. Just after they left Gryzlov had a nuclear bomb dropped on the base. After that Gryzlov's assistant decides he has had enough and he calls the Americans and tells then the location of the Russian President. Patrick Mclanahan bombs him and he dies and the conflict is over.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   near future war Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   pilot, airforce Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius


United States    -   Yes Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Russia Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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