A mysterious Norse artifact is unearthed one day in Norway, but it is not like anything ever found. It’s name in Norse means Horrible Hammer and many believe it may be the basis for Thor’s mighty hammer, Mjolnir. Experts soon realize how dangerous it is when it is accidentally triggered and a man is turned to bloody gore.
Commander Donald Castillo is the commander of the Virginia class fast attack nuclear submarine Kansas. It is the latest and best that the U.S. Navy has to offer. He is asked to test a new ground-breaking countermeasure that will revolutionize naval warfare.
The author’s father came down with polio during the epidemic of 1944. This book describes his story of pain, rehabilitation and return to normality as well as inspirational stories of other polio survivors, some more severely paralyzed than he was. Most of these people adjusted well to life after polio. But 30 to 40 years later they started getting what is known as post-polio syndrome which the author’s father had also.