Will Duncan is a teenager who does not want to go on a family vacation.
As The Secret Power Beneath unfolds these two characters' destinies collide in a story full of tension, drama and adventure.
Will and his younger sister find themselves lost in a cold and barren Scandinavian wilderness and accidentally stumble across a world and society that is impossible to impossible to imagine -- built in cave systems underneath a Norwegian mountain range.
Having learned of this secret world, the Will and Natalie are taken captive to prevent knowledge of this nation becoming known to the world. The two find themsleves in a seeming Utopia -- all made possible because the people here possess a technology that produces unlimited amounts of energy that allows for an incredibly advanced civilization hidden from the rest of planet earth.
It doesn't take long, however for the captives to understand that despite the wonderful technology, this society is far from perfect. The orderliness and physical perfection comes at a price -- the price of human freedom. And there is another problem -- there is something going on that threatens the very survival of this nation, and it is knowledge of this threat that causes Hans Swensen to challenge the powers that be who are intolerant of dissent.
Will and Natalie find themselves in increasingly dangerous and threatening situations and become caught up in events that test them to the core. Will they ever see their loved ones on the outside again?
The Secret Power Beneath is a story for readers of all ages which looks at how advanced technology can be used to shape society and explores the great human themes of love, family, freedom, powert, courage and hope.
As we look at some of the advanced energy technologies showing up on the horizon today, could we some day be facing issues that are considered in this ebook?