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 may possibly watch for the winners of the existence and dying online game referred to as Jikaida, yet for Dray Prescot his triumphs appeared in simple terms to convey infamy and misfortune. An Earthman transposed to the far-off global that circles the dual suns of Antares, Prescot needed to have the ability out of his Jikaida urban exile - for his fatherland wanted him in its hour of risk. however it appeared that destiny now might 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 hazard in their fans lives and their very own sanity.
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He touched the silver lens and the creature shuddered, loosening its tentacles from around his wrist. The metallic sheen faded from its body and it became translucent once more. Chapter 3 Lair Finally managing to shake off the attentions of the revolting Mr Stoker, Emmeline ascended the metal stairway to her father's office. Today he had all but blocked her path, claiming that her father was too busy to receive her. It was not until Emmeline had reminded him, in no uncertain terms, who she was that he had stepped aside and allowed her to pass.
Perhaps you feel that you are protecting us by keeping it to yourself, but you are not protecting us, Father. On the contrary, your recent behaviour is causing us great pain and distress. Mama, in particular, is at her wits' end. ' In the cab on the way to the factory, Emmeline had played this scene over and over in her mind, had imagined her father softening at her words, an expression almost of enlightenment overcoming his face. ' he would say, reaching out to take her hands. He would apologise for his behaviour, open his heart to her, perhaps even travel home with her to see Mama...
However, just as Mr Stoker had planted himself in her path on the factory floor not ten minutes before, so her father did now, stepping forward and spreading himself to fill the doorway to his office. 'I'm very busy,' he said. 'Too busy to spare a few moments of time for your own daughter? ' 'I didn't ask you to come,' he said. ' Her father's eyes were suddenly ablaze with such anger that it took all of Emmeline's resolve not to quail beneath it. ' she responded, trying to force as much defiance as she could into her voice.