After a long, secret military buildup, China launches a swift and deadly
attack on Taiwan. But that’s only their first move in a much deadlier
Xiang Chenglei, Chinese president and party secretary, has
both a problem and a plan. The problem is that China’s limited supply
of oil is threatening to derail its economic growth and prosperity.
Having failed to win access to a greater supply diplomatically, he sets
his backup plan in motion. And what is war but diplomacy by other
The US Pacific Fleet is the major military force in the
area, and when Taiwan is invaded, the fleet is sent in to repel the
invading Chinese forces. The US military expects it to be an easy
operation, but after a decades-long, top-secret buildup, China has
military capabilities far greater than the United States is aware of.
With hidden batteries of long range missiles, advanced cyber warfare
capabilities, and a submarine fleet wielding a secret weapon, China is
able to overwhelm the American fleet. In fact, China all but wipes out
the US Pacific Fleet—leaving them free to turn to their real
objective—invasion and expansion across Asia, starting with the four
main islands of Japan.
While the Atlantic Fleet surges westward
to defend its allies and respond to the destruction of their
counterparts, it falls to an unlikely alliance of three people to stop
this incursion and prevent an all-but-inevitable global war. National
Security Advisor Christine O’Connor has critical information, but she’s
trapped in Beijing; Captain Murray Wilson, commanding officer of the
submarine USS Michigan must somehow infiltrate the Chinese
submarine blockade; and Navy SEAL Jake Harrison must lead a strike team
into the most hostile of territories with only hours to implement the
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