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Chapter 407 of Book 3 is in the queue

October 28, 2016
Posted at 3:18 pm

This week with Arlene and Jeff:

..."I have us in full stealth mode, but I've never tried it underwater. And come to think of it, I think I'll try to find us a nice little overhang and settle under it until we're ready to take on the rest of our mission - if I can figure out some way to see down here."

"I'm all for that," Ann agreed.

A few minutes later as the young women continued to try to get their systems working again, "Hey, our forward scans just came online," Arlene chortled as she tried various frequencies until she had a wavering picture in false color.

"How deep are we?" Ann absently asked as she continued with her boards.

"You don't want to know," Arlene replied in a flat voice. "But our shields will hold at many times this pressure. It just seems… eerie. I never thought I would be flying an interceptor under an ocean."

* * *

Fifteen minutes later, "Oh, shit," Ann mumbled as she pointed to a dot on her screen. "That wasn't there before and it's near the place where we hit the water."

Arlene had seen a channel/canyon and changed their direction of travel toward it. Finally, after almost giving up, she maneuvered toward a huge protruding rock face and stopped with them partially under it.

"Ten to one that's the enemy. Think we got here in time?" Ann quietly asked...

Have a goodun;