Mark Hawkins, former park ranger and expert tracker, is out of his element, working on board the Magellan, a research vessel studying the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Surrounded by thirty miles of refuse, a series of strange malfunctions plague the shipís high tech systems while a raging storm batters the craft and its crew.
When the storm fades and the sun rises, the beaten crew awakens to find themselves anchored in the protective cove of a tropical island...and no one knows how they got there. Even worse, the ship has been sabotaged, two crewman are dead and a third is missing. Hawkins spots signs of the missing man on shore and leads a small team to bring him back. But they quickly discover evidence of a brutal history left behind by the Islandís former occupants: Unit 731, Japanís ruthless World War II human experimentation program. Mass graves and military fortifications dot the island, along with a decades old laboratory housing the remains of hideous experiments.
As crew members start to disappear, Hawkins realizes that they are not alone. In fact, they were brought to this strange and horrible island. The crew is taken one-by-one and while Hawkins fights to save his friends, he learns the horrible truth: Island 731 was never decommissioned and the person taking his crewmates may not be a person at allónot anymore.
Mark Hawkins is a former ranger and expert tracker working
on the Magellan, a research vessel, along with a team of researchers.
They are studying the Great Pacific Garbage Patch when an unexpected
storm hits and they find themselves stuck in the cove of a tropical
island. They immediately discover one man dead and another missing, and
it appears that he has ran off into the jungle of the island.
leads a rescue mission and they quickly discover that they are in more
trouble then they could have ever imagined. Unit 731 was Japan's World
War 2 experimentation program. A program that was not only never
decommissioned as it was believe to have been but is also in need of new
test subjects. This book was very scary and not one to read too close
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