Kronos

By Jeremy Robinson

Two years after his wife's dying, oceanographer and previous military SEAL, Atticus younger, makes an attempt to reconcile along with his rebellious daughter, Giona, by means of taking her at the scuba dive of a lifetime-swimming with a pod of peaceable humpback whales within the Gulf of Maine. however the great thing about the ocean belies a fear from the deep-a awful creature as large because it is historical. there is not any blood, no scream, no struggle. Giona is swallowed complete by means of the large jaws. simply Atticus continues to be to endure the disgrace of the survivor and his inconsolable grief turns to an unquenchable thirst for revenge.

Drawn through the spectacle, Trevor Manfred, a ruthless billionaire, methods Atticus with a proposition: Trevor will make to be had the entire complex know-how of his seriously armed mega-yacht, the Titan, to help Atticus in his death-quest. In go back, Trevor is to obtain the beast's corpse because the final searching trophy. yet in the course of the search, Atticus makes a terrifying discovery that alterations the way in which he sees the ocean's creatures and begs the query: what's Kronos? the reply units him on a brand new and masses extra lethal course.

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The best way I see it,” Atticus begun, “we have 3 targets. ” “Get off the Titan,” O’Shea acknowledged anxiously. Atticus nodded and held up a finger, counting them down. “Save Giona,” Andrea stated. Atticus held up a moment finger. “And cease Trevor from killing Kronos. ” He raised his 3rd finger. “We’re going to want support. i suppose the one mode of contacting the skin international is at the bridge. ” “We’d by no means make it,” O’Shea acknowledged. “But, I’ve received satellite tv for pc web entry in my room. i will be able to ship e-mails and rapid messages. ” “Can I entry my Coast shield account? ” “Sure. ” “If I ship an electronic mail, it may get a reaction. ” O’Shea shook his head. “We’d by no means make it jointly. I may still cross by myself. They don’t be aware of I’m aiding you but. ” “Not a chance,” Andrea stated. “You can have stored our lives, yet I don’t belief you but. My account might provide you with entry to delicate fabrics. ” “Well, I wouldn’t have identified that when you hadn’t advised me,” O’Shea acknowledged, exasperated. “Andrea’s correct. You head for the room. Get a message out to the Coast protect and an individual else who could beware and be able to get us off the Titan. ”Atticus didn’t wish both of them with him, simply because it doesn't matter what plan of action they selected, he may head for the bridge and a right away disagreement. O’Shea might probably simply get within the means, and he sought after Andrea nowhere close to while issues received scorching. “But, what if we run into hassle? ” O’Shea requested. “I imagine the group will be…preoccupied,” Atticus responded. Andrea gave him a fearful look. She didn’t need to say whatever for him to grasp what she used to be considering. “I know,” he stated. “But Giona remains to be alive. i need to cease them. i need to test. ” Andrea nodded. there has been not anything else she may well do. Muffled voices on the door stuck Atticus’s cognizance. He spun to the closed double doorways, that can be noticeable among the legs of the T. rex. Shadows shifted around the line of sunshine tracing the surface fringe of the doorways. He couldn’t inform what number males have been there, however it didn’t topic. They’d been figured out and the remainder of the group wouldn’t be some distance at the back of. Atticus readied his UMP and took target among the T. rex’s legs. Andrea stuck his shoulder. “You can’t fireplace in right here. The artifacts…” Atticus gritted his tooth. His brain spun for suggestions, then his eyes went broad. “Where are your darts? ” “Mine are by means of the door, with yours” Andrea stated. Atticus’s wish faded. He’d left his through the door besides. “Mine are at the bar,” O’Shea stated. sure! Atticus stood and searched the dimly lit bar. Atticus stifled a groan. “Two darts? you simply picked up darts? ” “Hey, I’m only a phony priest, no longer G. I. Joe. ” Atticus sighed. they'd need to do. but when the darts weren’t poisoned, he’d in basic terms be capable to make the lads indignant ahead of they shot him choked with holes. “Shut the fridge,” he acknowledged, ahead of handing Andrea his UMP and keeping off into the darkness. “Stay down and be able to run whilst I sign. ” Atticus moved like a wraith in the course of the gloom that fell over the room because the refrigerator door closed. His toes, nonetheless naked considering the fact that being interrupted in mattress the evening ahead of, aided his silent enhance around the cool, solid-wood flooring.

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