The Whiteman Scenario

Steve McCurdy 1095746158651


1960s & '70s

Steve McCurdy

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On the night before Nixon resigned a power-mad Soviet general took action that appeared to be a nuclear launch. Gray Crawford, a young missile officer at the cross roads of unique information realizes it is NOT an attack and - at risk of his own life - stops the US from taking the bait.


War, Action, Drama, Suspense / Thriller

Short Summary

Facing possible resignation, Nixon is sequestered and unavailable. A Soviet General launches two sorties that appear to be an attack. A gigantic storm in Missouri causes Whiteman launch sites to lose power, and appear to be under attack.


Washington, D.C., Soviet Union, and Whiteman AFB, Missouri.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Nudity, Language/Profanity

Main Character Details

Name: Lt. Gray Crawford.

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Charming, Funny, Gracious, Honorable, Selfless, Adventurous, Confident, Masculine, Empathetic, Lone Wolf, Modest, Aspiring, Obedient, Secretive, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: General Sadok, USSR

Age: 63

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Aspiring, Blunt, Crazy, Unapologetic, Greedy, Manipulative, Narcissistic, Power-hungry, Sarcastic, Villainous

Additional Character Details

Name: General Grove, USSR

Age: 62

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Empathetic, Manipulative, Sophisticated, Charming, Flexible, Honorable, Patriotic, Secretive, Skillful, Decisive, Educated, Engaging, Lone Wolf, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: SecDef Robert Adler

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Secretive, Perseverance, Sophisticated, Aspiring, Educated, Honorable, Leader

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Male leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Year Published: 2008

Hard Copy Available



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