Stratosphere 2004-Action, Adventure Sci-Fi
A pilot becomes trapped in the layers of earth’s atmospheres.
It’s the year 2022 and a new energy machine promises to revolutionize the American fleet.
Captain Skylar West has been commissioned to escort the Palamedes and the Phoenix across the US. The heat flux core explodes and propels the Phoenix 200 years into the future. The atmospheres in this time are permanently dilated from the damage caused by her ship years earlier. The Libertas government vows to bring her to justice, with a hollowed fleet with big guns, pursues West through every inch of the atmosphere. At the same time they want the technology that made west, her crew, and the Phoenix immortal. West finds a fractured Nasa fleet, and West struggles to bring her crew back to their time.
CAPTAIN SKYLAR WEST is considered one of the first super soldiers. She’s lost her adopted father and headed near bankruptcy. She’s ill and her powers are dwindling.
She has to take what is sure to be a one-way mission. She has been brought in from retirement to fly a new sky yacht with stealth technology and heat engines in the year 2015 from a base in Hawaii to Washington DC.
BRUTUS AUREALIUS, a Liberatas spy tries to take the solar machine that makes the technology transferable to other ships before take off. His attempt fails. BRUTUS boards the PALAMEDES, a stealth warship with the same technology as the PHOENIX. Both ships are in flight and BRUTUS makes plans to disrupt the PHOENIX’s solar engines, but JASE CARTWRIGHT commander of the PALAMEDES interrupts BRUTUS yet again.
The crew learns that they are in another time 200 years in the future where the atmospheres above the earth are permanently dilated from this accident in the past.
WEST is caught between an Allied and Liberatas fleet of new ships like the PHOENIX. West needs her parents DNA to survive. It is believed that WEST took the PHOENIX with the heat machine and is being hunted in this time.
Enemy ships gain on the PHOENIX bow. JASE follows WEST to the research facility and switches sides. WEST returns to the PHOENIX with JASE. JASE is in critical condition in the medical bay. The enemy fleet is still closing. WEST’s unraveling DNA weakens; she collapses, and must be put into stasis.
TREVOR wakens JASE to take command of the ship and engage the fleet. TREVOR races to the medical bay and synthesizes the DNA protein WEST needs into the biobed. TREVOR returns to the bridge for battle. WEST’s stasis tube is offline. WEST returns to consciousness, she slashes the biobed glass and falls to the floor. WEST is better but still weak. WEST to races the research facility, battles BRUTUS, and