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Zero Hour

Auhtor: Alexander Blade

Language: english
Published: 1956

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction,  short stories
Downloads: 244
eBook size: 116Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Zero Hour':

The Hour of the Gate is a fantasy novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book follows the continuing adventures of Jonathan Thomas Meriweather who is transported from our world into a land of talking animals and magic. It is the second book in the Spellsinger series.

Excerpts from the Book 'Zero Hour':


... of coffee and looking at a fashion catalogue. He was glad she was occupied because he didn't want to talk not today he didn't. Might spill something ...
... And wives like Mom never asked. So it was really something to sit there eating breakfast knowing that, today, Dad was going to rocket to the Moon. And ...
... go outside and wriggle for joy. As he got up from his chair, Mom said, And what's your plan for today, young man? Davy Crockett or Buck Rogers? Bobby ...
... don't know. Well, mind your manners and say thank you when you leave. Mrs. Kendall, still smiling, watched Bobby dash out into the yard. Living on ...
... noticing his direction. It wasn't a bad rocket at that, he thought. Six feet long with two seats and a keen instrument panel. But kid stuff of course. After ...
... And a ladder you could climb down. Bobby hadn't dared go down at first. But, after thinking about it overnight, his curiosity won out and he went back ...
... trip he took, never telling anybody because you weren't supposed to talk about things at Buffalo Flats???not even to the other kids. Then he found the ...
... called out but he caught himself and just listened to them talking. This was the first time his conscience bothered him about going underneath the ...
... o'clock the roof would open and the drome would be turned into a blast-pit and the rocket would shoot out through space to the moon. That was all he?did?know ...
... himself in he didn't think he'd get hurt. Then, halfway to the moon he would come out and find Dad and would he be surprised! At first, thinking about ...
... a long time. He heard voices but no one came in sight. Taking a deep breath, he opened the grating and got out. It was only four steps to the open ...
... touched it but lightly as he jumped into the ship. He found himself in some kind of a storeroom. It would be a good place to hide all right. It was ...
... it still hush-hush? No. Not between us at least. We fired an explosion rocket at the moon. It will hit in about an hour and telescopes will show ...
... didn't hear and John set his drink down and moved toward the bedroom. Maybe he was still awake. Bobby rolled over. His eyes popped open. Dad! I thought ...
... case anything happened. Smart thinking, son. Now you get to sleep. I'll have a little time tomorrow. We'll play some ball. That will be keen! John ...
... Alexander ...
... himself aboard?

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