The St. John Branch is closed today, Tuesday, August 14, due to a lack of air conditioning. La Biblioteca St. John está cerrada el día de hoy, martes, 14 de agosto, debido al mal funcionamiento del aire acondicionado.
Three Tibetan rebels attack a train carrying Chinese soldiers into the Tibet Autonomous Region. The rebels escape across the Himalayas into India, unaware that the son of China's First Vice-Premier lies maimed and dying among the burning wreckage of the train. The President of the United States orders a U.S. Navy strike group into the area as a stabilizing force, but the situration between the two nations has already deteriorated beyond any hope of peaceful resolution. With Asia hovering on the brink of annihilation, a small force of U.S. warships must defeat the Chinese Navy to preempt the coming firestorm.