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This review is from: Firestorm (Destroyermen) (Audio CD)'Firestorm' is Book six in The Destroyermen series
In previous books of this series,
This is the ongoing exciting story of WWII American, Captain Reddy and the crew of the warship USS Walker as they go into battle to defend and uphold their right to survive after being whisked away from a coral seas, sea battle with a much larger, and more powerful Japanese War Cruiser called 'Armargy' and, after going through a strange green portal in a squall into a new, strange world. Into the Storm: Destroyermen, Book I
In this strange world that is strikingly familiar geographically to their own world of old earth. They meet and make friends with talking sea faring lemurian 'Cat Monkeys' that ride the oceans in giant 'Homes' that are giant wooden ships that compare in size to aircraft carriers and, new 'British' allies of 'The empire of New Britain Isles' who are descendants of members of a group of 'British East Indian company' sailing ships that had also been brought through a strange green portal in a squall to this strange world in a previous centaury.
Against these gallant and courageous warriors are the fearsome two legged carnivores called the 'Grik'. The Grik, who will not only eat their own young but will just as happily eat their own (or anyone else's) fallen or injured warriors and consider any other creature as 'Prey' or 'Worthy Prey'. The overall leader of the many Grik is a huge giant evil 'Mother Grik' who is described as a giant slovenly grossly overweight crocodile looking creature.
The war effort by the Grik against the allies in this exciting and glorious episode is led by a fanatical WWII Japanese admiral, who, was also brought to this world, his ship was a Japanese War Cruiser called 'Armargy' in a series of exciting battles with the allies in book four Distant Thunders: Destroyermenand book five Rising Tides: Destroyermen this Admiral lost his ship.
This Admiral 'Hates' Americans and American allies and still worships his Japanese Emperor, this Admiral has joined the Grik mainly to attack the Allies, but, is also assisting them to destroy their ancient Prey the lemurian 'Cat Monkeys 'by providing ideas and technology from his WWII earth. what technology??? this you will see when you buy the book/audio cd from Amazon.
In 'Firestorm' Captain Reddy and the crew of the warship USS Walker also have to battle the religious blood eating human fanatics called 'The Holy Dominion' The Holy Dominion that has part dark ages, inquisition type Catholic beliefs and part ancient Aztec beliefs (heart cutting out, in sacrifice, type beliefs) and who are led by a group of Blood Cardinals, these cardinals follow a man who styles himself as a "God on earth" and, who takes pleasure in death, purification by pain, torture and bloodletting.
With all of the above happening, Captain Reddy and his intrepid warriors also have, Mountain fish, fish big enough to bite a galleon (a large three-masted sailing ship) in half, carnivorous tuna sized fish, dinosaurs of multiple types and sizes and, flying dragons that attack his ship (in formation no less)to handle.
With love regularly occurring on his ship and on land, an Australian naturist (that has 'amazing' adventures) as an advisor, and, a big, muscular, loveable, 'Gunners Mate' named 'Silver' that always seems to be getting himself in trouble and who also has 'amazing' adventures, 'Firestorm' is an entertaining read.
Firestorm is Book six in The Destroyermen series.Firestorm: Destroyermen
I would highly recommend that you buy 'Firestorm' and I would highly recommend that you purchase the full up to date series. (with more to come)
This is an exciting series written by an excellent author "Taylor Anderson"
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