Cyclops (Dirk Pitt Adventures)

By Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is one other swashbuckling NUMA records event! whilst a financier became 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 vintage blimp. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts towards Florida with a team of lifeless men—Soviet cosmonauts. Dirk Pitt discovers a stunning scheme: a covert team folks industrialists has positioned a colony at the moon, a mystery base they'll guard at any rate. Threatened in area, the Russians are approximately to strike a savage blow in Cuba—and basically NUMA’s Dirk Pitt can cease them. From a Cuban torture chamber to the chilly ocean depths, Pitt is racing to defuse a global conspiracy that threatens to shatter the earth!

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That should be the dumbest cock-and-bull story i have ever heard. " "Then why have been you armed and ready to ruin the Cuban patrol helicopter? " Generated through ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www. processtext. com/abclit. html "We carried no arms," Pitt lied. "The helicopter without notice exploded in our faces. i will not provide you with a cause. " "Then clarify why the Cuban patrol boat might locate no survivors on the crash web site. " "We have been within the water. It was once darkish and the seas have been tough. they did not spot us. " "Yet you have been in a position to swim six miles during the violent water of a typhoon, all 4 of you protecting jointly as a bunch, and touchdown intact on Cayo Santa Maria. How was once it attainable? " "Just fortunate, i suppose. " "Now who is telling a dumb cock-and-bull story? " Pitt by no means obtained an opportunity to respond to. with out a flicker of caution, Gly swung and rammed a fist into the aspect of Pitt's physique close to the left kidney. The discomfort and the unexpected figuring out burst inside of him even as. As he sank into the black pool of unconsciousness he reached out for Jessie, yet she laughed and made no attempt to arrive again. <<31>> A deep, resonant voice was once asserting whatever, nearly in his ear. The phrases have been obscure and far away. a military of scorpions crept over the sting of the mattress and started thrusting their poisoned tails in his aspect. He opened his eyes. the brilliant fluorescent mild above blinded him, so he closed them back. His face felt rainy and he idea he could be swimming and threw out his hands. Then the voice beside him spoke extra pretty. "Lie effortless, companion. i am simply sponging off your face. " Pitt reopened his eyes and concentrated them at the face of an older, gray-haired guy with delicate, involved eyes in a hot, scholarly face. The eyes met his and he smiled. "Are you in a lot ache? " "It smarts a section. " Generated by way of ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www. processtext. com/abclit. html "Would you're keen on a few water? " "Yes, please. " whilst the fellow stood up, the hair on his head approximately touched the ceiling. He produced a cup from a small canvas bag and stuffed it from the washbasin. Pitt clutched his aspect and eased very slowly to a sitting place. He felt rotten and discovered he used to be ravenously hungry. whilst was once the final time he'd eaten? His drowsy brain could not keep in mind. He authorised the water fortunately and quick downed it. Then he appeared up at his benefactor. "Old wealthy and reckless Raymond, I presume. " LeBaron smiled tightly. "Not a name i am keen on. " "You're no longer a simple guy to find. " "My spouse has advised me the way you stored her lifestyles. I desire to thanks. " "According to normal Velikov, the rescue is just transitority" LeBaron's smile vanished. "What did he let you know? " "He acknowledged, and that i quote, `You all need to die. ' " "Did he offer you a cause? " "The tale he passed me was once that we had stumbled right into a such a lot delicate Soviet army install. " A pensive glance crossed LeBaron's face. Then he acknowledged, "Velikov used to be mendacity. initially this position used to be outfitted to assemble communications info from microwave transmissions round the U. S. , however the quick improvement of eavesdropping satellites made it out of date ahead of it used to be accomplished.

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