By K. A. Applegate
Earth is once more in a stone age because the Remnants saga involves a startling end.
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Yes, I know that's impossible. But you've not heard anything yet. ' 'I'm afraid so. She's damaged, but apparently there's no loss of life. ' 'Twelve hours ago. ' 'But what can we do? We're on the other side of the Solar System. ' 'Much lower energy mission. Oh, they could just manage Europa, but with negligible payload. ' Floyd scarcely heard the Captain; he was still trying to assimilate this astonishing news. For the first time in half a century – and only for the second time in all history!
If he made a mistake – and after the last few hours, he could scarcely be blamed – no 29 home computer would say to him: 'Sorry – you've crashed. Would you like to try again? Answer YES/NO…' Second Officer Yu and his two companions, waiting with their improvised weapons outside the locked door of the bridge, had perhaps been given the toughest assignment of all. They had no monitor screens to tell them what was happening, and had to rely on messages from the wardroom. Nor had there been anything through the spy mike, which was hardly surprising.
And he was honest enough to admit that 'fear' was the correct word. 'Bill – are you all right? ' 'Still filming. Some of these shapes remind me of Indian temple sculpture. ' He was deliberately turning his mind away from the direct confrontation of his fears, hoping thereby to sneak up on them unawares, by a kind of averted mental vision. Meanwhile the purely mechanical acts of recording and collecting samples occupied most of his attention. There was nothing wrong, he reminded himself, with healthy fear; only when it escalated into panic did it become a killer.
Begin Again (Remnants, Book 14) by K. A. Applegate