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The X Gas

Auhtor: Cyril Plunkett

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Bob Tobias, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'The X Gas':

... remain out of range of enemy aircraft. Mr. Plunkett in his thrilling story has shown us what the menace of a dirigible might be. His story is ...
... No sir, replied the officer. Montfort again looked at his watch and frowned. He was about to speak when Relvuez interrupted him. ...
... of these motors you can realize that our high speed of five hundred miles per hour is not impossible. The front and rear motors are attached ...
... thought, these planes with which we shall later be equipped will serve little purpose in warfare. Scouting is a thing of the past because of our ...
... officer and gentleman. You furthermore caused the ship's delay, which is unpardonable. You will go below, under arrest! Grennen recoiled as ...
... martial and dismissal from the service would inevitably follow-a stigma he could never live down. He shook his head sadly. His life would be forever ...
... if he escaped a jail sentence. He left the window and sat down. With the rush of air his head had cleared somewhat. He was able to think ...
... lack of interest. He endeavored to determine the ship's nationality, but it showed no sign or colors. He frowned. It was directly beneath them now ...
... hear the click of the silencer guns most certainly the repeated thuds were the spattering of flying bullets! Grennen doubled his fists and his blue ...
... them or else these pirates were shrewd. Grennen could only guess how they had accomplished their mission, Montfort had, of course, received them ...
... days in removing the gold which they had doubtlessly captured the ship for. Though a navy scout should finally spot them and return with hordes of ...
... sweeter. Disgraced for life. An outcast. Never! He would die first but die in battle, die in an attempt to save his ship. He slipped off ...
... His lips opened in a smile, but a smile of ruthless determination. He returned to the door. Listening carefully, he soon heard steps from without, ...
... threw in the switch and rose rapidly. The red light in the control room would flash and burn but these men in command of the ship would think ...
... Dunkley. If not... he shrugged, we will destroy the country. And what of Brazil? Rempoti asked laughing. She has served her purpose ...
... crying out as he went. There was no time for delay now. Already others from the stern were rushing forward. Grennen backed away shooting as he went. ...
... forward motor. You did not think, Relvuez continued purringly, Lieutenant Grennen. In fact you are notoriously impulsive. How could you forget ...
... moment forgotten that! With studied carelessness he looked downward, let the pistol clatter to the deck. He backed away out of range of those stern ...
... down his face. One of the motormen slumped forward. Over the body the other raised his gun. Simultaneously he and Grennen shot. The pirate doubled ...
... figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments, in his later years Yeats served as an Irish Senator ...