At the Russian base, Vostok, located in the coldest spot in Antarctica, scientists are drilling into a subterranean lake, located 3000 feet below the frozen surface. These scientists are testing elaborate drilling gear destined for eventual use on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
While visiting the paleontology dig being run by famous scientist Dr. Randall Tikken, Sam learns that he has made an even more amazing discovery. He at first does not want to reveal the find until Sam discovers him late at night near the dig site. Tikken finally reveals he has proof that survivors from the doomed civilization of Atlantis had been here.
Samantha Bloodworth is still stationed in Antarctica, waiting for her next writing assignment. She smells a fun story being cooked up when some of the guys challenge the neighboring New Zealanders’ to a chili cook-off. Just as the first batch of chili is being judged, an explosion occurs near the party. The volcano that looms over McMurdo has chosen this unfortunate time to lob some lava bombs.
Freezing and trapped in a deep crevasse in Antarctica, journalist Samantha Bloodworth and her companion are near death. Then the famed explorer Shackelton seems to appear to help her survive against the odds.
At first, the Shellerby Research Facility, built in the late 1950s, seemed no different than the other dozens of research facilities that dot Antarctica. But after two suicides and a mysterious plane crash, Shellerby was shut down. Captain Riley Scott and journalist Samantha “Sam" Bloodworth arrive to reclaim the station. Separated from her friends, Sam is pursued by a malevolent, unseen entity.
A frantic radio message comes into the Antarctica base from a group of terrified people trapped at an old military installation on the coast.
A search team is quickly assembled. Thinking there is a story there, journalist Samantha “Sam” Bloodworth talks talks her way onto the mission. Once they get to the coast, they discover an old WWII submarine pen–and they hear screams coming from deep inside.
One of journalist Samantha “Sam” Bloodworth’s colleagues, Jasmine Bingen, has disappeared. When she finds Jasmine near a crevasse Sam also discovers the frozen body of a man she believes to be Lawrence Oates, one of the ill-fated members of Robert Falcon Scott’s bid for the pole a century ago. And Jasmine claims she can talk to him.
While performing an imaging study of a mountain range on Antarctica, a bizarre photo is produced that looks like a face—and some believe it is alien in nature. A fanatic known as Trace Jones claims to have video footage of strange creatures coming from deep inside the mountain. Is it just a hoax—or is there really something there? Journalist Samantha "Sam" Bloodworth will find out.