On The Beach

In the beginning of this story you meet Peter Holmes, who is a Lieutenant Commander in the RAN (Royal Australia Navy). Next, you meet Mary Holmes, his wife, and their baby daughter, Jennifer. Peter has to go to a city called Melbourne to have a meeting with the Admiral of the Navy. At the meeting they inform Peter that he will be a Liaison Officer on the submarine U.S.S. Scorpion and for the Commander of the submarine, Dwight Towers. Peter starts to worry about his family and how long he would be gone on the sub. Peter is told that if he stays for a few minutes that he could get his letter to Commander Towers. He stays, gets the letter, and them he goes to the sub. Peter meets ...

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Stays . Later that night Peter and Mary have a party for Commander Towers. At the end of the weekend Commander Towers and Peter go back to the sub. On the sub they get their orders about their next cruise. They will be cruising about the northern coastline of Australia checking the radiation levels. Commander Towers Promised Moria, by now they are good friends, that when they get back he would call her. They leave on the cruise and come back to Melbourne with no good information. Moria and Commander Towers get together and go one a couple of dates and Peter goes home to a scared wife. She was scared that the baby would get the case of measles that went about the sub. That weekend, Commander Towers stays at the Holmes house again. The radiation cloud from the nuclear was in the northern hemisphere was slowly moving toward them and was predicted to hit them by next September. Commander Towers and Peter receive word that they will be making a cruise through out the ...

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Added: 11/25/2004 01:43:38 AM
Category: English
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