By Willard Price
Hal and Roger Hunt crash-land into the center of a pioneering excursion to the unmapped areas of the best jungle on the earth: the Amazon. And whilst their venture to discover the uncharted territory of the Pastaza River is going off course... it's the survival of the fittest.
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Yes, Lord Ombra,” said Nerezza. ” CHAPTER 2 THE SCOUTING PARTY THREE DUGOUT CANOES, EACH PADDLED by four hardmuscled men, slid through the rolling indigo sea, which was empty from horizon to horizon. The afternoon sun blazed in a radiant blue sky that was equally empty, save for a low white cloud to the east. The paddlers wore only loincloths. Their skin, sun-baked to a deep bronze, glistened with sweat. Each man’s back was almost entirely covered with what appeared to be a large tattoo —a random pattern of dark swirling lines.
The men obeyed, though it took four of them to carry the coach driver up the companionway. They carried him down the gangway and left him lying on the dock, unconscious. He would awaken the next day with no idea how he’d gotten there, remembering nothing but a vivid, hideous nightmare. Belowdecks, Nerezza stood outside his cabin door. He dreaded going inside, but he had no choice. Taking a deep breath, he opened the door and stepped inside. His cabin was cold now. The dark swirling shape had moved to the corner.
Said Molly. Leonard hesitated before responding, and for a moment Molly thought she had pressed too hard. Until recently, her parents had revealed little to her about the inner workings of the Starcatchers. But since the awful night at Stonehenge, and the courage Molly had displayed there, Leonard had been more willing to answer his daughter’s questions. “Actually,” said Leonard, “what’s most troubling is something that didn’t happen. That was a very large batch of starstuff we had—the largest in centuries, at least.