By Alan Burt Akers
The twenty-first booklet of the chronicle of Dray Prescot, and the 3rd quantity of the Jikaida Cycle.
Fame and fortune could look ahead to the winners of the existence and loss of life video game known as Jikaida, yet for Dray Prescot his triumphs appeared in basic terms to convey infamy and misfortune. An Earthman transposed to the far away international that circles the dual suns of Antares, Prescot needed to have the ability out of his Jikaida urban exile - for his place of origin wanted him in its hour of threat. however it appeared that destiny now could position him in a good extra terrifying online game - a treasure hunt performed out within the phantasm webbed catacombs of a haunted valley the place determined males got here to discover fortunes on the danger in their fans lives and their very own sanity.
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The smallest is 110,000 klicks wide; the largest, about 170,000. " The individual orbs looked a lot like black-and-white photographs of Jupiter, except that they didn't have neat latitudinal bands of cloud. Rather, the clouds--or whatever it was that formed the visible surface markings--seemed to swirl in simple convection cells from equator to pole, the kind of pattern one might expect if the spheres had next to no rotation. In the intervening space between the world-sized spheres was a diaphanous fog of gas or particles that formed a translucent haze; doubtless this fog had been responsible for most of the twinkling effect they'd observed.
The probe continued to descend. Rhombus's web flashed in consternation. "The pressure sensor must have been damaged--maybe an impact with a piece of gravel. " Jag lifted his upper shoulders. "All right. " The third hatch did not obscure the camera at all, although its opening probably shook the craft enough that had they been able to see anything the view would have jiggled a bit. "The internal-pressure gauge inside the sample compartment shows the same almost-zero pressure the external gauge is indicating," said Rhombus.
There were dozens of gray-and-black spheres, each one so dark that the illuminated side was hardly much brighter than the unilluminated one. "Each of the spheres is roughly the size of the planet Jupiter," said Thor, his head bent down, consulting a readout. "The smallest is 110,000 klicks wide; the largest, about 170,000. " The individual orbs looked a lot like black-and-white photographs of Jupiter, except that they didn't have neat latitudinal bands of cloud. Rather, the clouds--or whatever it was that formed the visible surface markings--seemed to swirl in simple convection cells from equator to pole, the kind of pattern one might expect if the spheres had next to no rotation.
A Fortune For Kregen (Dray Prescot, Book 21; Jikaida Cycle, Book 3) by Alan Burt Akers