Captain Fahrer and Holly hiked. Fahrer argued. Holly pushed his buttons. This hike across the Pilgrim Planet mountains was becoming more dangerous than navigating a drive through the Furka Pass in Switzerland…
Would this be where an alien space craft might land unnoticed? Young people go missing? A cockroach called Boris lurking in a cave just around the corner?
And where young 17-year-old Minna begins her unwilling mission in the war against Boris?
Voices. Rang in the valley. The hills seemed alive with the sound of people yelling and shouting.
‘There he is!’
Friedrich hunted for a place to hide. But on the ridge of the slope, there was nowhere. Just short tufts of grass, stumpy bushes and loose pebbles. Friedrich froze.
‘Bitte! Bitte!’ Amie pleaded. ‘Please don’t hurt me.’
Zwar raised his hand. ‘I won’t.’
She backed against the wardrobe.
‘Believe me.’ Naturally he wouldn’t harm her. A pretty looking fraulein like her?
Arthur stumbled over the stones and weaved through the spinifex. He took no time to stop and admire the view. He’d been looking at it for too long, hours in fact, on the bus. He had to get down—fast—but not too fast…Not by the cliffs.Read more "Lost World of the Wends (52)"
Amie tried not to think of what the mob might be doing to Joseph right now. But the more she tried, the more frequent images of his torture—hanging from a tree—in stocks—thrown in a river—kept crowding her mind.Read more "Lost World of the Wends (51)"
Dan groaned, ‘I think I’m going to barf.’ He cupped his hand over his chin.
‘Sorry, mate, try not to. Look, I have to get out and find help,’ Arthur said. He wished Dan was well enough to accompany him. But for some reason, the so-called space travel had drained Dan’s physical resources more than his own. He studied the rest of the travellers. They’d been stuck in this bus longer than he had and so were weaker from dehydration and lack of food. It was up to him. Arthur kicked the window again. His foot slipped on the glass.