By Dean Ing
The acclaimed writer of The Ransom of Black Stealth One deals the 1st e-book within the Quantrill trilogy--a mystery set within the close to destiny. because the Soviet threat collapses, China and India subscribe to forces and release a devastating nuclear assault on the United States. And within the lawless anarchy that follows, one younger guy learns the demanding manner that the guy probably to outlive is the one that learns to kill. . . .
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Industrialized nations rushed to develop clean power sources. Meanwhile, they continued to burn petroleum. Direct solar conversion, wind-driven generators, and alternative chemical fuels plugged part of the energy gap, while the price of energy made conservationists of most Americans. Still, fossil fuel remained a favored energy source: storable, compact, simple. While developing one's own oil resources, one was wise to import as much as practicable. So said the Chinese; so said we all. As early as 1979 China's ruling party, the SPC, served notice of its intent to anyone who might be paying attention.
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Systemic Shock by Dean Ing