Things were looking up for Matthew Carlsen, Captain, USN. He survived a shipwreck, and made it to an island off the coast of Africa with 17 other people. After several weeks on the island, they found a vessel hidden in a cavern on the island, and they set course for the US and home. With all that going on, he even had time to fall in love with an enchanting Asian woman.But now hes having a bad day. Hes been shot; his ship has been fired upon, and he and his friends are fleeing from an Aswadán warship. Theyve been branded as terrorists, and a US submarine is after them with a sink-on-sight order. With fuel running low, hes wandering around the ocean trying to figure out what to do before the submarine finds them. At the moment, getting his friends home doesnt look good.But Captain Matthew Carlsen hasnt given up yet. He still has a few tricks up his sleeve.