Into the Storm has ratings and reviews. Mr. Matt said: Matt Ready and the crew of the USS Walker are on the run from the Japanese when they fin. Into The Storm is the first book of the Destroyermen series of alternate history novels by Taylor Anderson. The main setting of the series is the four-stacker USS . In Into the Storm, the story begins during the Second Battle of the Java Sea. The USS Walker (DD) is a destroyer of the United.
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This is something i never do, since i always want to explore new settings and heroes before returning to a series, but that is just me. I thought he was a wonderful, developing character, but as the book drove on he seemed to disappear into the shadows.
Anderson is engaged in his work, and it’s obviousness in this case makes the book greater than the sum of its parts. I loved the villains.
Into the Storm (Destroyermen, #1) by Taylor Anderson
Being conservative and not having read the rest of the series i give it a 4 star rating. I’ve been on vacation all week, doing my best not to think about work.
All I can say was that this book was stupid boring. It did interrupt the Japanese invasion fleet so, it wasn’t “unmitigated” I suppose. I will mention here that the people our heroes will meet are very original, very fleshed out, with their history, social structure, interactions, mythology, wants, needs etc. It just felt good to read. I considered several possibilities, with Island in the Sea of Time by S I’ve been on vacation all week, doing my best not to think about work. Jan 14, Donna rated it really liked it Shelves: All is explained as the story progresses.
Into the Storm
To add to their morale problems, they discover that there are peoples in these islands, just deetroyermen Homo Sapiens style peoples. It’s also where stories take on “life” of their own.
Aside from the chief nurse, later chief medical officer, Lieutenant Sandra Tucker who is a very, very tough woman, which is a character type I can always appreciate and rememberDennis Silva, the gunner’s mate I thinkand Kaufman, the view spoiler [ eventually crazy hide spoiler ] Air Force captain, I can barely keep all the others straight in my head. Or, perhaps, Anderson has spent greater care with the thf of the non-human characters, expecting the reader to relate more to the humans, thus not really fleshing them out, but putting more effort into the non-human characters so that the reader will be able to relate to them despite their non-human nature.
I’m also increasing the rating for musings upon cat-monkey-human sex don’t worry, it’s tasteful. Hopefully, it works out that way.
Familiar landmarks appear, but the water teems with monstrous, vicious fish. The destroyers were systematically sunk, starting with the Encounterfollowed by the Pope shortly thereafter just as happened in the real naval battle. So, it’s not anti-Japanese or Asian or anybody. Walkerin the past year, has been rebuilt, and is now part of the Little class.
Oct 28, Mary rated it really liked it Shelves: Gray made a strom supporting character, able to provide comic relief with a witty comment and very much like the Chiefs I remember from my early days in the Navy when I was just a wide-eyed OSSN trying who was too smart for his own good. The first tue was better than I expected, so have srorm continuing the series. The characters break no new ground, and no one we’d really miss dies.
The author could have just created a world were weird stuff happens, actionish things take place, and the book has the purpose of just being entertaining; plenty of authors end there and send their books to print, but to T. Anderson did a good job of not putting things in his story without meaning and his skill and dedication show.
It’s how the characters fit together and react and if I get mad when I should or feel heartbroken when I should. I made a big mistake. Destroyermen by Taylor Anderson”. Humans have not evolved, but two other species have. The Grik are possible descendants of the dinosaur deshroyermen Velociraptor.
Dec 05, Evan Hunt rated it really liked it. After leaving WalkerMahan steams as ordered until David Kaufman destroyermeen, the senior Army Air Corps pilot, mutinies and orders members of the crew who support him to steam toward Ceylon.
If you are an SF sophisticate who needs hard science that explains how something happened or why, this one won’t appeal stogm you. I won’t spoil it because it comes at the end of the book. The battlegroup was devastated, and the only survivors besides the Walker were those on her sister-ship, the USS Mahan.