Bookends – Bookreview- 11.22.63 by Stephen King – Part Five – 11.22.63- Chapter TwentyFive

The following has spoilers the Stephen King book 11.22.63 this your one and only warning.

STEPHEN KING 11.22.63

The day that chnged the world. 

What if you could change it back ?
On November 22, 1963, Three shots rang out in Dallas,
President Kennedy died,and the world changed.
If you had the chance to change history, would you?

Would the consequesnces be worth it?

The Book so far – The people who know Sadie on the jamboree once again to cover her medical expenses, and at the end of the night Jake takes her home, In the morning he tells her that whole truth who he is in where he comes from and has the vague idea of bringing back to the 21st century but then changes his mind she doesn’t believe him totally so he tries to remember one thing that will happen which is the prize fight, and one last time he puts a bet on.

And now the continuation.

  1. The first of Sadie Surgery take place and Jake says the next time will be at his place and it won’t be a kife it will be a laser.
  2. Jake rings De Mohrenschildt calling himself John Lennon, tells him all things he’s watched him and Oswald do, and that if can prove Lee worked alone shooting Walker he’s save.
  3. Jake goes to see Sadie,Making her a promise that no one gets hurt and he makes his plans And puts on the disguise he bought at the costume shop.
  4. Jake get De to prove that he had nothing to do with the Walker shooting and Jack Ruby is just a kid who buys off cops
  5. Jake is able to get Sadie out the hospital, and she going to go back to school but when Jake is done go with him
  6. Miz Caltrop tries to make Sadie life hard with her and Jake living in but Jake put the right.
  7. Sadie plans a weekend away
  8. Jake and Sadie talk about Lee, She why not just call the cops Jake tells her it not going to work and talking to Lee himself could maybe put the idea in there
  9. They go to the fight.
  10. Sadie bets with the guy next to her
  11. the fight doesn’t start well for Jake’s boy in fact he almost ends up face down and the man next to Sadie tells her to pay up but something changes and Tiger wins
  12. Sadie asks is hate that drives Jake to want to stop Lee no he says is sorrow
  13. Jake gets his money but has a powerful unpleasant sense of deja vu
  14. The bookie has sent a few guys after Jake so he starts looking for his gun
  15. The guys beat Jake and take photographs after Roth tells winning the first bet drove his boss crazy
  16. Jake crawls outside and into the road were the old woman from months before calls ambulance
  17. Also Jake car has been stolen

What I Think – So there we have it the real reason Jake might not make the score Book Depository, having the Beating of his life from all the bets he’s layed down over the past. This chapter wasn’t about Sadie or trying to convince her about the future not even about the medical advances and the hope that he can take her back to the 21th century it was all about trying to stop him from being able to stop Lee when the time came. He was able to off people from the school who they were trying to get Sadie he was able to make more money than ever needed, And also work out there was no great conspiracy between Lee and the Cuban revolutionaries so that had to be something.
There are a few more chapters exactly how many I’m not sure because I’m not going to skip ahead count them, but safe to say we are coming to the end of the story I have a feeling Jake and Saide will not stop Lee in the end, Sadie Sadie has to come into it somewhere now taking a more active role even though Jake is dead against it using no position to argue so it will be interesting to find out .

So as always thank you for reading and I hope you can join me for the next chapter and until then bye for now and see you next week.


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All The Right Words – The Hunt For Red October By Tom Clancy – DVD – Chapter Ten – Periscope Depth

The following blog has spoilers for the Tom Clancy flim The Hunt For Red October this your one and only warning.

Based on Tom Clancy’s bestseller directed by John McTiernan starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, The Hunt for Red October seethes with high tech excitement and sweats with the tension of the men who holds doomsday in their hands.

A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub the red october he’s heading for the US Coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius, the American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack a long CIA analyst has a different idea he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it because the entire Russian Navy and Air commands are trying to find him too the hunt is on !

Chapter Ten- Periscope Depth – 1:32:57 – 1:43:44

The Red October and the Dallas break the surface of the water and Ramius looks though his periscope on the Dallas Mancuso is doing the same he asks Ryan want he wants to say, Mancuso sends the message to Ramius who is taken back and replys with one ping only, Ryan quickly works out something to tell Ramius, Mancuso thinks he’s out of his mind.
As Mancuso sends the message he asks Ryan how he knew Ramius was going to go starboard Ryan tells him it was 50/50 guess.


Ramius sees the message and sends yet another ping, Ryan knows the Russian want to sink the October and that they may have to do just that.
Walking away from the periscope Ramius tells the crew they most go south he shows Borodin on the maps the same place Ryan told Mancuso to send, as they head there Ramius gives his chief engineer a look.

In green letters we are now at the Grand Bank’s just north of laurentian Abyssal its now 20 hours later

The reactor on the Red October which is critical mass and alarms begin to sound, the coolant system has been contaminated and there is no way to vent it out as a ventilation shaft and ventilation unit has been compromised the doctor believes it may have happened when the Caterpillar drive was sabotaged. Ramius mouse to surface the ship so we can you circulate the air for the doctor believes that the catastrophic failure of the coolant system has contaminated dealership and it is in fact Sabotage but once again ramius does not believe this.

Then Borodin takes the doctor’s side and reluctantly ramius surfaces the ship and evacuates the men to the deck.They now using the rafts and waiting for the Russian Fleet to arrive. However when they reach the surface Borodin sees American warship telling them to remain on the surface are there will be fired upon, ramius takes a few seconds to think and then turns to the doctor, has the doctor to take the man off the ship into the rafts and the officers will go back into the ship submerge and then scuttle it.

The American warship sees this and the caption orders a shot to be fired above the bow of the submarine on the ship a helicopter takes off, and drops a missile into the water and the Russians watch it back in the control room a hand reaches down to the panel and at 200 yards the the missile is automatically self-destructive standing above the control panel is Admiral Greer to his side is Skip Tyler, he Giving orders to the Dallas.

Differences between the book and the film – 

The biggest differences are all the things that went on behind the scenes for example Admiral Greer and skip Tyler being on the warship that is able to track the red october is she surfaces, In the book there is an explanation of how they are able to do that with the two helicopter flights, and the near miss of the F22 as it heads home, but here with now have Admiral Greer on the war ship giving the same orders he did in the book, With a few minor changes.

As for our three main stages of operation the Red October,the Dallas and the British ship that took Ryan aboard, we seem to have lost the British ship no longer tails the Dallas in fact it is nowhere to be seen, the two remaining fly out that parts just as the book only minus the cob of the boat in fact the only four remaining characters are captain Marko ramius, captain Borodin, Jack Ryan and Captain Mancuso the doctor of the Red October however does make an appearance but only just after the critical moments, he used to text here is also quite evident as 20 hours have passed during the initial contact with each other and Ryan’s madcap idea of ordering the Red October in to a certain place.

What I Think – As I always said this film is not like most of the 1980s blockbuster films it’s more cerebral than that we have one man working through a system as he tries to help another man defect. There are lot of a long pauses and a lot of quick cuts to people actually working but not explaining in simple terms what they are doing the best example of this is the exchange between the chief engineer about the Red October and Ramius, at the height of telling somebody what to do he glances over at the chief engineer and all he has to do is slightly mad and the engineer understand completely his next move with a modern day or equivalent film of that era you would have to have words used but here simple actions take their place,

In fact much of the dialogue from the book if dialogue is needed is used in full, the exchange between Ryan and Mancuso as they send the signal to ramius to the Periscope is almost completely there in even the joke about the playboy bunny measurements is left in how that would go down with a contemporary audience these days I wouldn’t know but it there all the same.

There are a few interesting bits missing out like how did Admiral Greer and skip Tyler get to the American warship and how is the American warship able to track the Red October did it get its information from the Dallas or has it been watching radar read out all this time thanks to the help of Jonesy on the Dallas.

So that’s your chapter from the Red October flim for this week, But as always if you have done thanks for reading and I hope you can join me next week for chapter eleven East meets West, 

Bookends – Bookreview- 11.22.63 by Stephen King – Part Five – 11.22.63- Chapter TwentyFour

The following blog has spoilers for the Stephen King book 11.22.63 this your one and only warning.

STEPHEN KING 11.22.63

The day that chnged the world. 

What if you could change it back ?
On November 22, 1963, Three shots rang out in Dallas,
President Kennedy died,and the world changed.
If you had the chance to change history, would you?

Would the consequesnces be worth it?

The Book so far – Sadie is now in hospital, and the world thinks that it was another teacher that saved her for her ex, but in truth it was Jake. Sadie family still believe it was of her own making. But Jake tells her to forget them all. They setup a home together but still have hide it from the world. And for now LHO is out of the picture.

And now the continuation.

  1. Some of the school and the people who know Sadie plan to re stage the Jodie Jamboree, for her and Jake gets her doctor to play as well
  2. But the people who run the school will not let them have the hall and in truth want to fire Sadie. Jake and Deke go 50/50 on the cost of a new place
  3. Jake sees a poster for a boxing match which makes him think of Rocky Balboa
  4. In june Jake is rehearsing the play with half a mind of LHO and Marina and Sadie still hasn’t left the house since that night
  5. Jake is worrying about Sadie and with Ellen Dockerty turning up things are a little more worrying
  6. The first night of the jamboree goes well and Sadie makes a unplanned appears 
  7. At the end of the night Jake goes to see Sadie who welcomes him home
  8. They spend the morning together
  9. After breakfast Jake tells Sadie first about a place were they can go but not come back, and tells her the truth about trying to save Kennedy.
  10. He tells Sadie the winner of the prize fight so she has something to believe him.
  11. The second night goes will to and Sadie just wants Jake to be safe and they will talk after the fight
  12. But now Jake is scared for Sadie she might become a kind of Marina Prusakova exiled from all she knows
  13. Jake goes and finds a new contact so he can place one last bet
  14. He goes to the bank and makes sure Al was right, and buys a costume.
  15. Jake planned to see De Mohrenschildt but changes his mind he works out that De is just in it for the money.
  16. Jake puts down the bet.

What I think – Like I said in the last blog this is want the book is really about Jake and Sadie JFK and the time travel was just the Catalyst for meeting each other how it all works out is the key to the whole thing, knowing its a Stephen King book they will not just walk off into the sunset arm in arm, something or someone will step in the way of that. Jake can’t take Sadie into the 21th Century it would just be to much and I don’t think they will be able to stay in Jodie after  22 11 63 so that leaves being together and staying out of histories way.

So as always thank you for reading and I hope you can join me for the next chapter and until then bye for now and see you next week.


Bookends – Bookreview- 11.22.63 by Stephen King – Part Five – 11.22.63- Chapter TwentyThree

The following  blog has spoilers for the Stephen King book 11.22.63 this your one and only warning.

STEPHEN KING 11.22.63

The day that chnged the world. 

What if you could change it back ?
On November 22, 1963, Three shots rang out in Dallas,
President Kennedy died,and the world changed.
If you had the chance to change history, would you?

Would the consequesnces be worth it?

The Book so far – Just as Jake is about walk out of the door and hunt down Lee, Marina turns up looking for him, but Jake had no idea were he is so she goes away. The second time he trys the phone rings on the other end is Sadie ex who is now trying to kill her.

With help from another teacher Jake is able to save Sadie but he knows he can’t kill Sadie ex as questions will asked so he beats the living day lights out of him, but when everyone turns their back Sadie’s ex cuts his own throat.

 And now the continuation,

  1. In two newspapers reports tell of a rifleman taking a shot at Major Walker and the other about Deacon Simmons saving Sadie
  2. A few days later Jake gets to see Sadie but is shocked by how primitive hospital she is in, They talk she blames herself and doesn’t want to go back to school, then she asks if he’s missed the thing he was meant to see and Jake tells the turth yes he has.
  3. The Doctor who helped Bobbi jill works in the same hospital
  4. But all he can do is repair all the damage that can be repairable
  5. The small group brake up and Mike and Bobbi have an idea how to help
  6. The Oswald apartment is taken over by the de Mohrenschilts and they find out Lee has rifle but no job.
  7. Jake tries to think of way to kill Lee but there to many questions if he kills in cold blood.
  8. Jake goes to see Sadie and finds out they are more Concerned with her ex-husband. 
  9. Jake Finally gets her to see sense and said he will pay her mortgage so she will not never have to go back home to her mother and that together they will live
  10. On the drive home Sadie has a nightmare about the attack
  11. The school girls and Jo Peet put her house back together
  12. She starts to have more nightmares Jake tells her he’s here now and forever
  13. On April 24 th Jake watches Lee lave Dallas
  14. Jake starts to think he will need more money and betting may work but something makes him change him mind.

What I think – The real part of Jake’s life now to look after Sadie and not chase after Lee and whatever Conspiracy they may or may not be, He knows its getting harder to stop Lee just in the same way it was hard to stop Sadie ex for all the world he’s George the school teacher. Before all this he could have run he could have done back could have reset time. But not now so much has happened he’s in to deep and maybe it was Lee after all.

We are getting to end soon, I know Jake can’t stop the killing I have said that from the start, the book once maybe was about that but now is about him and Sadie how time will push them along and if Jake will live once again in the 21 century.

So as always thank you for reading and I hope you can join me for the next chapter and until then bye for now.


All The Right Words – The Hunt For Red October By Tom Clancy – DVD – Chapter Eight- Carzy Ivans 

The following blog has spoilers for the Tom Clancy flim The Hunt For Red October this your one and only warning.

Based on Tom Clancy’s bestseller directed by John McTiernan starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, The Hunt for Red October seethes with high tech excitement and sweats with the tension of the men who holds doomsday in their hands.

A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub the red october he’s heading for the US Coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius, the American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack a long CIA analyst has a different idea he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it because the entire Russian Navy and Air commands are trying to find him too the hunt is on !

Chapter Eight- Carzy Ivans –  1:08:21- 1:22:51

We are back with Jack as he’s washing and shaving talking out loud to himself, he works out that Ramius has already come up with a way to get his crew off the Red October all he has to do is work out that maybe. They want to get so how do get crew of submarine what to get off. Jack goes to see the captain of the boat but on the bridge there an emergency, there is fighter jet which has damaged it landing gear. 
As Jack waits the XO tells him the Russian navy are not really looking and searching for the red october they are trying to drive him into a certain position, as the XO and the captain talk about the jet, Ryan plays with the computer map and is shown the Dallas and ask who or what its the Captain tells him is Mancos boat and they have been picking up seismic activity on red route One, Ryan asks if there is anyway they can get him on to her.
The Captain tells Ryan the only way to get in there would be to turn a helicopter into a flying gas can, the jet clips the side of the ship and explodes into a thousand different shades, the XO,Ryan and the Captain head the flight deck the next thing we see is Ryan being strapped into helicopter jumpsuit and XO telling him when he gets there the Dallas might not even be there but they are trying to get the message to her.

The helicopter takes off and the flim dissolves the inside of the Dallas, Jones is working the sonar control the COB is taking to the other guy there when Jones holds up his hand, the seem then shows the Dallas moving ahead with the Red October behind and Borodin telling Ramius routine cleaning at the baffles and the fact the Caterpillar drivers back up and running but the crew know about the Saboteur.
Borodin tells can make it to a certain place and let the crew off, but room is pointing out that most of the crew will freeze to death before they rescue so it’s Massachusetts or Maine. Bordin’s next question is whether the Americans live in Montana, he then paints pictures of his soon-to-be life, and then the Red October makes the turning

On Dallas Jones hears the movement change and the Dallas crew react to the crazy Ivan, the guy ask Jones what going on and he tells him at Russian captains perform this manoeuvre to make sure there is nobody behind them.They have to run silent so the Russians don’t know they are there, As this happens Ramius tells Borodin want he misses is the peace of the simplest fishing.

Jones tells the captain the Red October is moving back to its original position as he does so another crew member shows the captain a message out of the printer, Wide shoot of rain filled sky overhead, almost reached that no return point but they have a reserve of 10 mins Ryan then pleads with the pilot to stay here 10 more minutes but before he can answer the spotter notices a contact on the water’s surface.
Both the helicopter crew and the crew begin to prepare for Ryan to jump on the cable down first try Ryan clips himself on the con tower and the crew of the helicopter try to really back in rhyme pushes himself off and between the space in the air releases his clip on the cable and fall straight into the sea.

The differences between the book and the film.
Now the difference is this time quite huge we’ve lost all the back and forth between the president aids and the members of the CIA task force as well as a lot of the history of those characters in fact many of the characters are not appearing here, and it would appear that Ryan is making up a lot of this in his own head Rather than taking orders from Admiral and the backup from CIA headquarters. But want they have kept is the backstory for Borodin which is a nice little thing, it goes a little way in exploring and explaining the state of the Russian working people.

What I Think – I am not sure that flim knows want is wants to be first’s not your typical 1980 Blockbuster film there are not any rapid fast moving cuts from one sequence to the other it’s a slower paced action adventure story, we have Alternative chapters 1 showing action and the other showing the cerebral workings of each characters mind and then a transition into the next one, This chapter is a prime example of that begins with Jack Ryan character working out that ramius has already a plan to take the crew off the ship, We then get the action sequence with the plane and it’s malfunctioning landing gear and Ryan’s quick rapid run to the Dallas

Then the slow back and forth between each crew of both the Dallas and the red october itself until then Ryan unceremonious trip into the water.

So that’s your chapter from the Red October flim for this week, But as always if you have done thanks for reading and I hope you can join me next week for chapter nine called Rendezvous.


Bookends – Bookreview- 11.22.63 by Stephen King – Part Four – Sadie and The General- Chapter TwentyTwo

The following blog has spoilers for the Stephen King book 11.22.63 this your one and only warning.

STEPHEN KING 11.22.63

The day that  chnged the world. 

What if you could change it back ?
On November 22, 1963, Three shots rang out in Dallas,
President Kennedy died,and the world changed.
If you had the chance to change history, would you?

Would the consequesnces be worth it?

The Book so far -.Jake watches Marina meet Ruth Paine and for once  the Oswald family have a happy time, He begins to think about giving up on the whole thing but when he hears Lee and his friends talks conspiracy but somehow miss out the real information. So he has to follow Lee around as he plans his first kill. Jake then sets up a safety box with all the notes and information he has on Oswald and the last few years and hope that one day he will able open it again.

  1. Jake has it all planned out, watching and waiting for Lee but as he leaves there’s a knock on his door and Marina is there
  2. She’s looking for Lee, But Jake doesn’t know were he is, When she’s gone the phone rings and on the other end is a man with a soft southern voice and the sound of Sadie screaming
  3. (the story turns into the third person) Sadie ex husband Johnny Clayton has ransacked and pulled apart her home he makes her call Jake if not he will kill her.
  4. Johnny calls Jake and gives him three and a half hours to do something.
  5. Half way to Jodie Jake calls Deke and they work out an action plan
  6. Using a cover of a casserole delivery they will just to stop Johnny
  7. Jake is able get in the backyard and using the key he gets inside 
  8. Just about Jake is to kill Johnny he realises he can’t kill as he George Amberson identity will all Fall Apart when question so he beats the living crap out of him, When Jake is dealing with Sadie and Deke calling the police Johnny takes him knife cutting his own throat

What I think – Well time or fate, whatever you want to call it has put it’s big size nine feet into Jake’s plans just like I thought it would, With all the messing about with watching and waiting the Oswald family and with simple knock on his door he’s real mission is revealed, and that is help Sadie with her life and in truth that’s want all the book been about the dream of Al’s to stop the killing of JFK and the rest of the stuff is the catalyst for most things, But really it was save Sadie and it would be rather interesting to see how are what steps in the way for the 22th of November to stop Jake from being at dealey Plaza.

It was a odd to have the book switch from Jake’s perspective to third person, and that fact, earlier on but he said he was still wearing the slippers, I had the idea that things were going be just fine. But guess there was no other way of telling us want was going on.

On a more personal it was only a few days ago that I found that what remains of the official documentation of the John F Kennedy assassination are to be released in fact they are released two days ago it being 27th of October 2017 the blog going out on the 28th Saturday I don’t think there will be anything earth shattering in want will be seen and the turth whatever it was will never been fully understood, I know is not aliens or time trave pleople will believe whatever they want. But that’s a discussion for another time.

Next week we start part five of the book with title chapter 11.22.63. So as always thank you for reading and I hope you can join me for that and until then bye for now.

All The Right Words – The Hunt For Red October By Tom Clancy – DVD – Chapter Seven- Evasive Action

The following blog has spoilers for the Tom Clancy flim The Hunt For Red October this your one and only warning.

Based on Tom Clancy’s bestseller directed by John McTiernan starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, The Hunt for Red October seethes with high tech excitement and sweats with the tension of the men who holds doomsday in their hands.

A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub the red october he’s heading for the US Coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius, the American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack a long CIA analyst has a different idea he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it because the entire Russian Navy and Air commands are trying to find him too the hunt is on !

Chapter Seven- Evasive Action –  1:02:47 -1:08:21

The screen goes white and then in green letters we are given the information are foxtrot 692 Soviet anti submarine aircraft south of Iceland, as the camera tracks out we are shown the interior of the aircraft there are several people working at each control panel, Back on the red october Ramius he’s talking to the engineer and says his entire strategy depends on then getting the caterpillar drive back up and running is interrupted however by one of the sauna operators telling them that they have been overflown by an aircraft.
Ramius used cars for battle stations, as they have run out of time for another strategy and orders countermeasures to be released.

The radar operator on the plane bequests permission to drop a missile into the water and permission is granted by the captain of the Raider plane the torpedo hits the water and the sonar operator tells ramius it is now active, and He orders countermeasures to be launched.

One of the crew members questions Ramius orders about the countermeasures not working and the fact that they have no room to manoeuvre the red october through the canyon the torpedoes then runs straight through the counter measures and then reacquires then.


As torpedo closes in on them and they make their way down through the cavernous seabed Ramius still delays the order for turning by several seconds and the crew member who questioned Ramius requests that Borodin gives the order to make the turn but he doesn’t,


Several more seconds go by and nobody says anything, Then Ramius gives the order to sound collision and then the order to make the turn, frantically the crew carry out his orders as the torpedo slowly closes in.
The torpedo hits the wall and the crew of the October are very shaken up, and one member of the crew yells out that they really shooting at us and questions why Borodin tells him if they were really shooting at them they would dead by now.

Deep in the engine room, The problem with the Caterpillar Drive has been found someone has took out the buffer circuit and it was only a matter of time that it would Go critical and cause catastrophic failure work has been carried out by somebody that knew that it would not be easy to find in simple words they have a Saboteur aboard, Ramius knows It can’t be one of his officers as they had all the time in the world to do it before they see it must be one of the crew the orders Borodin  to look in the political officers quarters at his files.

The differences between book and film –
Are the differences are quite strong we do not get the whole Russian Navy sending coded communication between each one and the laying of the sonar buoys we have in fact one loan plane and a trader contact with the red october which causes, the some problems. And several of the crew to question Ramius as he deals with the torpedo, also missing is the painstaking work carried out by the engineers on the Caterpillar drive as they find out the saboteur work, here we are shown a broken piece of equipment and Ramius talking about having to take the crew off sooner than he planned.

What I Think –
It may be a more condensed version of what several chapters of the book would do but here for me it works better it shows ramius at odds with not only the Russian military machine but also several members of his crew the people that question him are not jis offices, they are his younger crew members and several pages of dialogue are removed simply with the look each one of them give him, At the end of the torpedo run. We even see him work out is next move when he finds out the caterpillar Drive has been sabotaged.

So that’s your chapter from the Red October flim for this week, But always if you have done thanks for reading and I hope you can join me next week for chapter eight  called Carzy Ivans 


Bookends – Bookreview- 11.22.63 by Stephen King – Part Four – Sadie and The General- Chapter TwentyOne 

The following has spoilers for the Stephen King  book 11.22.63 this your one and only warning.

STEPHEN KING 11.22.63

The day that  chnged the world. 

What if you could change it back ?
On November 22, 1963, Three shots rang out in Dallas,
President Kennedy died,and the world changed.
If you had the chance to change history, would you?

Would the consequesnces be worth it?

The Book so far – Jake now has two lives one with Sadie who he saved from death because her ex and boyfriend told her the world would end with the Cuban missile crisis, and is still watching Lee and Marina, Who have split up and got back together twice only this time she is pregnant.

  1. It’s now March 2 1963 and the Oswald are now Jake upstairs neighbors and he gets himself a new gun
  2. Back with Sadie Jake thinks he may as well f*** everything and run
  3. Jake hears the Oswald having a happy time for once
  4. Marina meets Ruth Paine
  5. Jake hears want sounds like The very edge of Conspiracy between Oswald and George De Mohrenschildt but at the critical moment something goes wrong with the electronic equipment and Jake hears nothing.
  6. Oswald starts to follow Edwin Walker and Jake follows Oswald
  7. Jake watches Oswald making plans to kill Walker even going so far as to see him set up his Firing position.
  8. Oswald buys a rifle and has his picture taken, But Jake isn’t around to see the photo being taken he’s back in Jodie
  9. In bed with Sadie Jake has a bad dream, it’s still not to late but for want 
  10. Jake tells Sadie his real a that on Wednesday he’s going to witness something that will deside what he does next and in the end they will get married
  11. Jake sets up a box at the bank with all the notes and information he has on Oswald and the last few years and hope that one day he will able open it again

Want I Think – Well we are going to end of things now, Jake is being show three ways out of this mess, one just walk away leaving Sadie and try and find her on the other side of time, Just stop in Jodie with Sadie under his real name or put a bullet in Oswald after or before he trys to kill Walker. Now all he really needed to do in the first place would have been build his life with or without Sadie and one dark night end Oswald, simple. I know I sound like a broken record here but Jake’s been living in the past a good few year just by being there things change. So make the big changes good ones and the bad changes small.

 I am not sure now it will all end I have good few inch thickness of book left, I am not going to rush to finish it or Sneak a head at the next few pages, I am enjoying this book very much I just a little sad that some of time Jake is more a wait and see kind of guy when action is called for.

Well that’s about it for this week, as always thank you for reading and I hope you can join me for the next chapter until then bye for now.

All The Right Words – The Hunt For Red October By Tom Clancy – DVD – Chapter Six-Thor’s Twins.

The following blog has spoilers for the Tom Clancy flim The Hunt For Red October this your one and only warning.

Based on Tom Clancy’s bestseller directed by John McTiernan starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin, The Hunt for Red October seethes with high tech excitement and sweats with the tension of the men who holds doomsday in their hands.

A new technologically superior Soviet nuclear sub the red october he’s heading for the US Coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius, the American government thinks Ramius is planning to attack a long CIA analyst has a different idea he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it because the entire Russian Navy and Air commands are trying to find him too the hunt is on !

Chapter Six – Thor’s Twins – 0:49:42 – 1:02:47
On the Dallas Jones’s he takes his tape machine to the captain and explains that he’s washed the sound that he heard through the computer a few times, on the tape there is the sound of humming the computer thinks it Magma displacement, at 10× Speed the sound comes that of a man-made engine, Captain Mancuso takes more Interest when Jones shows him a map of each for contact points, called red route one. he then draws a line showing the course of the sound which lead all the way through a place called Thor’s Twins.

Captain Mancuso tells the other crew member to plot a course round red route one so they can intercept the submarine and then tells John see if he can get close enough would he be able to track them to which Jones he replies yes now he knows what to listen for.

Back on the Enterprise Ryan has told his story to both the captain and his other officer both men are having a hard time believing the whole this, And the idea of inspecting the submarine if and when it appears would not wash or work in fact the whole thing would take several months not at all weeks Jack then says well we have to keep it, They have to do it in such a way that they beleave the boat has been destroyed of the Americans don’t have it but you can’t just eliminate crew. A little bit beat up Ryan stops trying drive home the point about the boat captain of the ship decides it’s time for Ryan to sleep and tells him to go and see the COB who will fix him up. When Ryan leaves the room both talk the captains officer doesn’t like the idea and even worse it’s Ryan is wearing uniform, but the captain puts that Ryan once was navy but an accident caused him to break both legs and did his fourth year from the hospital.

The screen fades to black and then becomes the sea again and we are on the red october once more. The entire ship is on silent Running and they are passing through Thor’s twins, they begin to make runs though red route one. All time Ramius has remind in his quarters until they begin the first turn. But as they do he ordered them to increase speed. The crewmen whisper among themselves even to Borodin that they are going to fast, They make it through the second turn but cryogenic tank on the engine fails, Dr Petrov what’s to know if there is any radiation leakage, they have to shut down the Caterpillar drive and become a live sound target with the original engines the members of the crew in fact borodin himself does not like the idea.

Quick cut and we are the office of the man who head chairman ship of the meeting Jeffrey Pelt ( Richard Jordan) Jack speaker across from him is ambassador Andrei Lysenko (played by Joss Ackland) it would appear that have been talking about navy activity, the Ambassador denied all knowledge of the exercise but the guy behind the desk says they have dropped it off sonar poems for a man to walk across from Iceland to Greenland to Scotland without getting his feet wet. The Ambassador then says they have lost a submarine many of the offices are sons of very high party members. Pelt then changing his tone of voice offers help, Which the ambassador is unsure about but he pass on the suggestion.

 Differences between the book and the film – Major differences between the book and the film this time the lack of characters we are missing three to my knowledge the doctor who is called in when the Russian submarine needs rescuing and most significantly the entire scene for that and then the presidential address in the White House to the Russian ambassador himself, It is the after the first submarines lost it becomes The Catalyst for the Russian ambassador go and visit the president and we have pages of it but here we just have the Russian ambassador in Jeffrey Pelt’s office )the chairman of the meeting that Ryan was the main speaker at) questioning the ambassador.

Also the Sabotage of the reaction on the Red October does not appear to be what it claims it is not through Sabotage this time the reactor shutdown it is through the sheer minded captain ramius pushing the system as they make their way though red route one which causes them to take it offline.

The scenes with Jonesy and his captain play out quite beat for beat as in the book and once again it is teamwork then works the chain of command here and not one giving orders.

What I Think – Now for one thing that I think the film gets right and the book struggles with the first submarine accident in the book there is a submarine accident not the Red October and not any of the following ships that were sent to find her. She ends up hitting the bottom of the sea bed and the Americans are able to rescue one member of her crew the Russians are then called, To have a representative meet the president of the United States and then the president office help in finding the Red October

That all services to confuse a muddy the waters someone in the book now one downed submarine, one submarine that wishes to defect, and the rest of the Russian Navy trying to work out whether the downed submarine is in fact the Red October or is just a tragic accident. Plus trying to cover up everything from the Americans.

Here the film simplifies a lot of things, You have one submarine the red october wishing to defect you had the Russian Navy training her and Jeffrey Pelt asking the ambassador want the help is going on, the Russians lie just as in the book but it’s simple. And Ryan Still have to justify his actions to the captain of the Enterprise. Just three things not four or five happening all at once.

So that’s your chapter from the Red October flim for this week, But always if you have done thanks for reading and I hope you can join me next week for chapter seven called Evasive Action.



Bookends – Bookreview- 11.22.63 by Stephen King – Part Four – Sadie and The General- Chapter Twenty

The following blog has spoilers for the Stephen King  book 11.22.63 this your one and only warning.

STEPHEN KING 11.22.63

The day that  chnged the world. 

What if you could change it back ?
On November 22, 1963, Three shots rang out in Dallas,
President Kennedy died,and the world changed.
If you had the chance to change history, would you?

Would the consequesnces be worth it?

The Book so far – Jake has been watching and listening to the LHO household for a good few months now, he watched as Lee beats Marina and how Lee mother controls him, and how Marina is given a job which makes things so much worse, Then the Russian expat start to come around which change things even more they all love Marina and try to get Lee out of the way by doing things for them, In the end with the Combination of all this Lee and Marina separate and the world ends

The beginning of the Cuban missile crisis is a catalyst that Jake uses to call Sadie who is Being manipulated by both the ex husband and new boyfriend into believing she might as well and her own life as the world is going to end very soon itself, Jake is just in time to stop her and even tells her some king truth.

And now the continuation.

  1. Sadie tells Jake about Miz Ellie asking about him and she uses “don’t ask don’t tell”
  2. They are together again much to disperse of Miz Ellie and spend Christmas together
  3. They go to the new year dance and are the stars
  4. Just as the new year comes in Jake feels the JFK shooting
  5. Jake now has two lives one with Sadie and the watching Lee and Marina and that’s all he does watch even when an old woman tells him to call the cops 
  6. De Mohrenschildt come for the rest of Marina things and Lee is show up for the Coward he is
  7. A mouth later they are back together.
  8. Jake has a flyer from Lee about a protest for TV show on channel 9 the man talking will Edwin Walker who Lee will try and kill soon
  9. Now all Jake has to is watch and wait to make sure Lee is acting alone, but Marina is pregnant again which isn’t in Al notes

What I think – All Jake has to do is put a bullet in Lee just the same way he did Dunning he even says this at the end of the chapter, all this trying to find out if Lee is working alone is just evil watching Marina move back and forth. But that’s not really want the books about its Jake a man who never really fitted into the 21th century trying to apply those values onto the late 1950-1960 along the way falling in love. 

At the start of the book I felt sorry for Jake he was drawn into a dying man’s wish, which he had no control over, but now its Jake being a voyeuristic pain in the backside, doing nothing just passing judgement. Al said stop the killing of JFK, so just do that. Living in the 50/60 he been  changing little bit of history all the time, Dumming, the school play and even Sadie herslf  so why not just go for the big one He changing history whatever happens so one dark night shoot Lee and go back to Sadie. Simple, but no the world will get it own back so there will be no happy ending.

Well that’s about it for this week, as always thank you for reading and I hope you can join me for the next chapter in which I hope Jake does more that sit and watch