Commander Rochelle "Rocky" Jackson is aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan when the "unsinkable" naval vessel and its entire fleet are attacked from the depths and sunk. As Rocky struggles to stay alive, a monstrous mechanical steel stingray...more
The plot is nothing particularily unique, it's set around a new military submarine that is captured by terrorists who threaten to attack various locations using nuclear weapons. Unforyunat ...more
(ITSUCKS). For example (from the first few pages):
Advanced SEAL Delivery System, ASDS; solid propellant submarine-lunched ballistic missiles, SLBMs; primary loading chamber, PLC; DARPA, OPEC, NASA, DoD, AMC; molecular nanotechnology, MNT; Unite States ...more
I know nothing about the American Navy, submarine classes etc, and to start with all the acronyms a little off putting, however, as the story develops, these actually become insignificant, although they do provide an enormous sense of reality to the story.
I found the sociological view point of the plot very thought ...more
This would have been much more enjoyable if it didn't get bogged down in naval and technical speak. The storyline was actually lost to all ...more
* Couldn't finish
** I had nothing else to do
*** Passed the time, would be **** for genre / author fans
**** Everyone could enjoy this book
***** Everyone should read this book, I'll read it again
If you have any interest in A.I. or just like underwater / submarine stories, this is the book for you. Also, it had a good solution for dictatorial / repressive governments, although would not work in practice.