This harrowing true-life drama recounts the incredible story of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped for 69 days underground in a desert gold/copper mine. (Read more...)
More than 200 stories beneath the surface and trapped beneath a behemoth boulder twice the size of the Empire State Building, the brave miners endured 100 degree temperatures and intense isolation.
Super Mario Sepulveda, one of the miners, posted video logs assuring that the miners were surviving the ordeal as the world watched the longest underground survival story in history.
When Franklin Starlight is called to visit his father, he has mixed emotions. (Read more...)
Raised by the old man he was entrusted to soon after his birth, Frank is haunted by the brief and troubling moments he has shared with his father, Eldon. When he finally travels by horseback to town, he finds Eldon on the edge of death, decimated from years of drinking. The two undertake a difficult journey into the mountainous back country, in search of a place for Eldon to die and be buried in the warrior way.
As they travel, Eldon tells his son the story of his own life, from an impoverished childhood to combat in the Korean War and his shell-shocked return. Through the fog of pain, Eldon relates to his son these desolate moments, as well as his life's fleeting but nonetheless crucial moments of happiness and hope, the sacrifices made in the name of love. In telling his story, Eldon offers his son a world the boy has never seen, a history he has never known.
Dennis Mira just had two unpleasant surprises. (Read more...)
First he learned that his cousin Edward was secretly meeting with a real estate agent about their late grandfather's magnificent West Village brownstone, despite the promise they both made to keep it in the family. Then, when he went to the house to confront Edward about it, he got a blunt object to the back of the head.
Luckily Dennis is married to Charlotte Mira, the NYPSD's top profiler and a good friend of Lieutenant Eve Dallas. When the two arrive on the scene, he explains that the last thing he saw was Edward in a chair, bruised and bloody. When he came to, his cousin was gone. With the mess cleaned up and the security disks removed, there's nothing left behind but a few traces for forensics to analyze.
The members of the Sisterhood always stand together, and that includes aiding and protecting the men in their lives. (Read more...)
Yoko's partner Harry Wong has received a phone call from his old schoolmate. Jun Yu resided at the same temple where Harry's daughter Lily was training, but they were all forced to evacuate. Jun Yu has managed to get his son out, but Lily is missing.
Now Jun is trusting Harry to guard the most precious things in his life: his wife Ling and their two children, whom he has smuggled to America. While long-time ally Pearl Barnes whisks Ling and her children to safety via her underground railroad, the Sisters and their allies head to the war room to make plans.
Finding Lily is a top priority, and Kathryn's partner, Bert Navarro, comes up with a way for the group to travel to China. They'll go to Macau, nicknamed
the Monte Carlo of the Orient, on the pretext of opening a casino there. The odds are stacked against them, but when the Sisterhood is involved, you can always bet on the underdog.