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A covert attack leaves Iran with virtually no offensive capabiility in the Persian gulf. In retaliation, the Iranian Navy sinks a U.S. spy vessel and take its crew hostage...Jon Masters, testing a new reconnaisance craft at the time, barely escapes. Now, Hal Briggs, with the help of his "good friend", a commando from another covert group, must rescue his crew. Meanwhile, Patrick McClanahan is tapped to fly the B-2 once again, and this time the stakes are higher than ever...because failure could mean another hostage crisis and another Gulf War...and it won't be as easy as the first...A chillingly feasible tale of what could go wrong in one of the most politically volatile places on earth...
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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 10%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Time/era of story:    -   near future War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Special Forces Specific to    -   near future war Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Escape/rescue behind enemy lines?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   pilot, civilian Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   Mid-Atlantic states Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Arabia Misc setting    -   prison    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of sex A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   perforation--bullets    -   exploded into bits Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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