The Yellowstone Conundrum (Is This It? Book 1)
The Yellowstone Caldera, the main risky hot-spot at the floor of the earth, erupts with a sequence of 11.2 earthquakes and spews volcanic ash excessive into the ambience. 600 miles away a 9.45 quake below Puget Sound factors mammoth destruction to Seattle as a tsunami moves and destroys many of the waterfront.
The citadel Peck Dam in Montana at the Missouri River fails as does the Jackson Dam at the Snake River. the ability grid within the Western usa speedy disintegrates, with software businesses fending for themselves. strength outages succeed in the East Coast.
The Yellowstone Conundrum is a page-turning novel with readers following 8 characters as they scramble out of harm's means on Day One; daily humans positioned into impressive events, with the President of the us and his cupboard scrambling within the historical past to discover the way to break out from lose-lose scenarios.
The Columbia producing Plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation suffers nice harm and starts a meltdown. Bridges in Portland cave in. Infrastructure within the NW is seriously broken and hundreds of thousands are killed; Salt Lake urban, Boise, Denver and each urban, city and village within the Pacific Northwest are affected.
The colossal demise Cloud from the Yellowstone explosion sends volcanic ash into the jet flow, which then starts off to hold the heavy ash south throughout Wyoming, over Denver till it catches up with a low strain procedure advancing throughout Texas.
Follow military vet Ray Spaulding as he survives the crash of a WSDOT ferry within the tsunami, then manages to avoid wasting, then lead a handful of daily those that rally jointly to avoid wasting the Seattle Public Library from destruction by means of gangs.
University of Washington professor Denny Cain and pupil Karen Bagley vow to get out of Seattle, simply to discover themselves in a firefight because the neighborhood Seattle gangs try and declare the night.
Skier Penny Armstrong fights her internal demons by way of snowboarding north towards Billings in an try to stay away from the loss of life Cloud.
Long-distance trucker Cameron Hedges is compelled to step out of personality as he first rescues Betsy Jamison, then convinces a whole city to maneuver out of harm's way.
Robert and Nancy O'Brien, either up-and-coming managers in the division of the internal are separated through their jobs, then via the earthquake and explosion.
The President of the USA needs to take care of his personal Kobayoshi Maru, with a chain of very unlikely lose-lose situations because the strength grid within the usa collapses.
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Handful of individuals; a mix of white, black and possibly Asian; from what she may possibly see they have been frantically waving her method. They’re waving at us! “Denny, these individuals are waving at us. we need to aid them,” no matter what “help them” intended. Denny regarded fast towards the folk 60 ft less than and 100 toes south of him at the deck of I-90 eastbound; be anxious stuffed his face. He shook his head no; then quick and wordlessly shook his head no back. “What do you suggest no?” Karen got here to a stop,.
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