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A precisley timed Special Forces Team breaks into the Pentagon and manages to hold it hostage. It is thought that it was a target because of the possible political hostages, but the government soon finds out that it was for its' most secret weapon. Quicksilver is the weapon, something that can make even nuclear weapons obselete.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   near future War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Air Force    -   Special Forces Specific to    -   near future war Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Southeast Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   warplane Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   frying (electrocuted) Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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