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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Into the Storm is the first book in the Destroyermen series by Taylor Anderson. Walker is a World War I-era “four-stacker.

Into the Storm (Destroyermen, #1) by Taylor Anderson

Walker and her sister ship, USS Mahanenter a squall and emerge destroyernen an alternate Earth where humans never evolved. As far as Reddy knows, the crews of the two destroyers are the only humans existing, but they soon come upon Japanese sailors threatened by a pleisiosaur and manage to save an officer. The two destroyers separate after Reddy transfers the two pilots and four nurses to Mahan. While Walker is alone, it comes upon a vessel the size of an aircraft carrier propelled by sail.


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The vessel is populated by creatures who resemble lemurs. Walker and the large vessel part after Reddy exchanges waves with what he presumes to be the other vessel’s captain. After Walker helps with repairs to Salissathe two ships proceed toward Baalkpan.

Enroute, the Americans and the Lemurians discuss privately what they know—and think they know—about the other species. Upon arriving in Ballkpan, a community of pagoda-like structures, the Americans see two other vessels similar to Salissawhich they have begun referring to as ” Big Sal.

They also meet Nagathe high sky priest of Ballkpan, who explains the history of the world and its peoples. The Americans and the Lemurians agree that it will be necessary to go to war against the Grik.

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The crew of Walker begin repairing the warship and a working party goes in search of oil. Lemurian fisherfolk report Grik in the vicinity of Baalkpan. After leaving WalkerMahan steams as ordered until David Kaufmanthe senior Army Air Corps pilot, mutinies and orders members of the crew who support him to steam toward Ceylon. Stkrm, they pass by what should be the city of Tjilatjap.

Instead, they find a huge community of pagoda-like structures that have mostly been burned and piles of bones that they assume sgorm be those of the former occupants. Later they find an abandoned PBY. Instead, Mallory flew to find Walker.


Ben Mallory and his crew of two arrive in the PBY. Mallory reports his observations at Tjilatjap and the Americans learn that the city was Chill-chaap in this world.

Mallory also reports having seen twelve Grik vessels. Vestroyermen that the Grik can copy things, Reddy reminds everyone that they have to get Mahan back or destroy her.

The Americans agree that they are going to have to drag the Lemurians into the modern age. Wtorm sorties and sinks a Grik ship, although Reddy wants to capture it.

The Lemurians of Salissa and Baalkpan agree to Matt Reddy’s plan to mount a defensive attack on the incoming Grik fleet.

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