By D.J. MacHale
Bobby Pendragon is a likely general fourteen-year-old boy. He has a kinfolk, a house, or even Marley, his liked puppy. yet there's something very specified approximately Bobby.
he's going to save lots of the area.
and never simply Earth as we all know it. Bobby is slowly commencing to detect that lifestyles within the cosmos isn't really particularly what he idea it used to be. And earlier than he can item, he's swept off to an alternative measurement often called Denduron, a territory inhabited via unusual beings, governed by way of a mystical tyrant, and stricken by risky revolution.
If Bobby desires to see his kin back, he will need to settle for his function as savior, and settle for it wholeheartedly. simply because, as he's approximately to find, Denduron is simply the beginning....
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Now that I had my wits again, i spotted that i used to be chilly. the pointy sound I had heard over the last stretch of my trip used to be a howling wind. anywhere i used to be, I wasn’t underground anymore. I took a number of shaky steps clear of the mouth of the tunnel and entered the cave. As I walked into this greater house, i spotted that the cave was once marked by way of an identical megastar image that was once at the door within the subway. It used to be carved into the rock at approximately eye point. bizarre. I then observed mild pouring in from a gap at the a ways part of the cavern. It was once so brilliant that it made the remainder of the cave look pitch black. i used to be without warning triumph over via the sensation that I have been at nighttime approach too lengthy. i wished out, and that gentle confirmed me the best way, so I stumbled alongside to arrive it. whilst I bought there, I knew that it used to be certainly the way in which out of the cave. the sunshine additionally advised me that it used to be daylight hours. How lengthy had I been in that tunnel? All evening? Or was once it daylight hours in China? My eyes weren’t familiar with the sunshine, so I needed to conceal them and squint. I stepped open air and instantly learned it used to be even chillier out right here. All I had on was once my Stony Brook warm-up best over a T-shirt, so the wind reduce via me immediately. guy, it was once freezing! I took a couple of steps and seemed right down to see—snow! the floor was once lined with snow! That’s one more reason it was once so vivid. The sunlight mirrored off the snow and blinded me. I knew it wouldn’t take lengthy for my eyes to regulate, so instead of duck again into the cave to get hot, I waited until i'll see. i needed to grasp the place i used to be. After a couple of seconds, I gingerly took my fingers clear of my eyes. My students had eventually shriveled sufficient to enable me see, and what used to be there awaiting me approximately knocked me off my toes. i used to be status on best of a mountain! And this used to be no small ski mountain like we visit in Vermont. This used to be like Everest! ok, possibly now not that enormous, yet I felt like i used to be on most sensible of the realm. Craggy snow fields stretched for so far as i may see. within the some distance distance, means down lower than, i'll see that the snow gave solution to a eco-friendly, lush valley, however it was once a protracted, steep journey among right here and there. One query saved working via my head. “Where in heck am I? ” sturdy query, yet I had not anyone to invite. So I grew to become to return into the security of the cave to get my act jointly and work out a few type of plan. in advance of I grew to become again I observed, scattered a number of yards clear of the mouth of the cave, those yellowish, form of tender, pointed rocks approximately toes excessive. They jutted up out of the snow like stalagmites. Or stalactites. i will by no means take into account that's which. They caught up and got here to a pointy aspect. I had no thought what they can be, however the observe “tombstones” saved creeping into my head. I shook that rather morbid inspiration out of my mind and trudged throughout the snow again to the cave. That’s whilst I observed the strangest factor of all. The sunlight used to be simply emerging up over the rocks that shaped the cave. yet I had simply been protective my eyes opposed to the sunlight that was once shining from the opposite path! How may that be?