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By Arthur C. Clarke
One of the 35 booklet (digital-only) 2012 RosettaBooks releases comprising the full Arthur C. Clarke Collection.
The 3rd ebook in Clarke's cherished Space Odyssey sequence, 2061: Odyssey Three returns to Heywood Floyd, survivor of 2 earlier encounters with the mysterious monoliths and the alien intelligences at the back of them. Floyd is selected as one in every of a handful of famous person visitors to witness the 1st manned landing at the floor of Halley's Comet at the privately-owned spaceship Universe.
But the landing isn't fated to head as deliberate. On Jupiter's moon Europa, which has gone through a metamorphosis after occasions on the finish of 2010: Odyssey Two, scientists have noticed the unexpected progress of a big, asymmetrical mountain made up our minds to be one unmarried huge, immense diamond—a fragment of Jupiter's center. The Universe's sister send, Galaxy, is hijacked and compelled to crash into Europa's ocean—and the Universe is diverted from its unique venture to rescue the crew.
In this ebook, Heywood Floyd needs to once more live on an stumble upon with...
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Very painstakingly he inspected the latch. Then he donned the rubber gloves and took the cutters and went to work. In a few minutes the gate was swinging open, leaving its latch behind. 33 ♦ L. RON HUBBARD ♦ Oh, if this hunch he had was wrong! He marched through the miniature forest down the miniature path and ducked to mount the porch. But there his purpose was eased. Hannibal opened the door and gazed sadly at him. “It will be so much work to repair that gate,” said Hannibal. “Well . . uh . .
He went oﬀ up the road in the direction of the station. Grumbling to himself, he stood on the platform, waiting for a train to carry him back to New York. He could swear that there was some connection between the forest, the miniature car, the trains and the vanished buildings. ” said a loafer. “Yeah,” said Pop. ” said the loafer. “Yeah,” said Pop. “It’s them Nazis,” said the loafer. Pop took out his cigarette case. It still contained several cigarettes so, evidently, Hannibal did not smoke. Pop lit up.
Pop put the thing in a small cardboard box he found in the refuse and then stowed it carefully in his pocket. This opened up a wide range of thought and he needed air in which to think. He went out into the street. Why was he so certain that it was Hannibal? He understood nothing of that man’s plans and certainly there were thousands of swallowtail coats in New York City. But still— This bar had dwindled in size. Was it not possible, then, that the buildings had done likewise? And if they had, mightn’t they still be there?
2061: Odyssey Three (Space Odyssey, Book 3) by Arthur C. Clarke