By Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is one other swashbuckling NUMA documents event! whilst a financier grew to become treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, purely Dirk Pitt can hinder a global incident that threatens to begin a war.

A prosperous American financier disappears on a treasure hunt in an old blimp. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts towards Florida with a staff of useless men—Soviet cosmonauts. Dirk Pitt discovers a stunning scheme: a covert team people industrialists has placed a colony at the moon, a mystery base they'll shield at any expense. Threatened in area, the Russians are approximately to strike a savage blow in Cuba—and in simple terms NUMA’s Dirk Pitt can cease them. From a Cuban torture chamber to the chilly ocean depths, Pitt is racing to defuse a world conspiracy that threatens to shatter the earth!

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Raymond taught me to fly the Prosperteer," she stated. "I've logged over 80 hours on the controls and feature a license. " "No kidding," Pitt repeated, turning into intrigued. Giordino did not see the humor. "Do you furthermore may understand how to dive, Mrs. LeBaron? " "Sky or scuba? i am qualified for either. " "We cannot take a woman," acknowledged Gunn resolutely. "Please, Mrs. LeBaron," pleaded the workforce leader. "We do not know what occurred in your husband. The flight should be risky. " "We'll use an identical verbal exchange plan as Raymond's flight," she stated, ignoring him. "If we discover whatever fascinating we will transmit in basic voice. No code this time. " "This is ridiculous," snapped Gunn. Pitt shrugged. "Oh, i do not comprehend. i'm going to vote for her. " Generated via ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www. processtext. com/abclit. html "You do not relatively suggest it! " "Why now not? " answered Pitt with a sardonic grin. "I firmly think in equivalent rights. She has simply as a lot correct to get herself killed as we do. " the floor workforce stood as silent as pallbearers, their eyes following the outdated blimp as she lifted into the dawn. unexpectedly she started losing. They held their breath because the touchdown wheel touched the crest of a wave. Then she slowly bounced again into the air and struggled to upward push. anyone muttered anxiously, "Lift, child, elevate! " The Prosperteer agonizingly rose a couple of toes at a time until eventually she eventually leveled out at a secure altitude. the floor group watched immobile, staring till the blimp grew to become a tiny darkish speck above the silent horizon. They stood there whilst she was once not in view, instinctively quiet, a feeling of dread of their hearts. There will be no volleyball video game today. all of them herded contained in the upkeep truck, overburdening the air con procedure, clustering round the radio. the 1st message got here in at 0700 hours. Pitt defined away the shaky liftoff. Jessie had lower than compensated for the inability of buoyancy brought on by the additional payload Giordino and Gunn had put on board. From then on till 1400 hours, Pitt stored the frequency open and maintained a operating discussion, matching his observations with the transcribed file that was once recorded in the course of LeBaron's flight. The team leader picked up the microphone. "Prosperteer, this is often Grandma's condominium. Over. " "Go forward, Grandma. " "Can you provide me your most modern VIKOR satellite tv for pc place? " "Roger. VIKOR analyzing H3608 via T8090. " The staff leader quick plotted the placement on a chart. "Prosperteer, you are looking stable. i've got you 5 miles due south of Guinchos Cay at the Bahama financial institution. Over. " "I learn an analogous, Grandma. " "How are the winds? " "Judging from the wave crests, i would say the breeze has picked as much as approximately strength 6 at the Beaufort scale. " "Listen to me, Prosperteer. The Coast shield has issued a brand new replace on Little Eva. She has doubled her pace and swung east. typhoon warnings are up in the course of the southern Bahamas. If she sticks to her current path, she'll strike the east coast of Cuba someday this night. I repeat, Little Eva has swung east and is heading on your path.

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