By Robert Kroese
"Christine Temetri is at her wits’ finish. For years she’s lined the more and more strange actions of finish occasions cults for the Banner, a spiritual information journal. but Christine, who as soon as dreamed of being a “real” author, has not anything to teach for the gig except a customary paycheck and severe doubt that Armageddon will happen in time for her subsequent closing date. yet after a mysterious guy entrusts her with a locked briefcase and orders to “take it to Mercury,” Christine reveals herself face-to-face with a ping-pong-playing angel via the identify of Galileo Mercury. it kind of feels Mercury used to be despatched from heaven to make arrangements for Armageddon, but turned sidetracked by means of the earthly delights he came upon: Rice Krispy treats, desk tennis, and beer, to call quite a few. Mercury’s hindrance for the destiny of mankind is middling at most sensible, yet he's chuffed to coach Christine at the info of the flowery, if poorly geared up, calamity to return. whilst Christine inadvertently saves the Antichrist an obnoxious, thirtysomething gamer who nonetheless lives along with his mom from celestial assassination, she starts off an formidable conflict to forestall the Apocalypse and shop the realm. however the heavenly host is not anything if now not power, and Christine, aided in basic terms via an apathetic angel and a reluctant Antichrist, has her paintings reduce out for her. choked with outrageous characters, Mercury Falls is a viciously humorous (and sometimes absurd) morality story for the twenty-first century.
Read or Download Mercury Falls (Mercury Series, Book 1) PDF
Best science fiction books
With out meals, provides, or a manner domestic, Colonel Everett younger unearths himself answerable for a challenge that has long gone mistaken sooner than it has even started. Stranded and by myself at the a ways facet of the universe, the mismatched group of scientists, technicians, and armed forces group of workers have just one aim: staying alive.
John C. Wright burst onto the SF scene with the Golden Age trilogy. His subsequent venture used to be the formidable myth series, The final Guardians of Everness.
Wright’s new myth is a story approximately 5 orphans raised in a strict British boarding college who start to notice that they won't be people. the scholars on the tuition don't age, whereas the area round them does.
The little ones start to make sinister discoveries approximately themselves. Amelia is outwardly a fourth-dimensional being; Victor is an artificial guy who can regulate the molecular association of subject round him; self-importance can locate mystery passageways via reliable partitions the place none had formerly been; Colin is a psychic; Quentin is a warlock. every one energy comes from a distinct paradigm or view of the inexplicable universe: and so they shouldn't be in a position to co-exist lower than an identical legislation of nature. Why is it that they can?
The orphans were abducted from their actual mom and dad, robbed in their powers, and raised in lack of expertise by way of super-beings not more human than they're: pagan gods or fairy-queens, Cyclopes, sea-monsters, witches, or issues even stranger than this. the youngsters needs to scan with, and learn how to regulate, their unusual talents so one can break out their captors.
Rascar, duc d'Hammerfell, vient d'épouser Erminie, sa jeune pupille. Ils viennent d'avoir deux fils jumeaux, Conn et Alastair. L'avenir va-t-il leur sourire ? Non, vehicle les Hammerfell et les Storn, depuis cinq générations, se livrent une vendetta sans merci dont nul ne saurait plus dire l. a. reason.
The Handlers, a race of centipede like extraterrestrial beings, wish not anything lower than to rid the universe of all clever lifestyles. The lifespan of every Handler is longer than so much suns and there are numerous trillions of them dwelling in Dyson Spheres scattered in the course of the galaxy.
The Arwen, lead through Captain Marjorie prepare dinner, stumbles upon one whereas looking for a fashion domestic upon getting misplaced in deep in area. She has to sacrifice every little thing to avoid them from discovering Earth.
The Arwen booklet : appear future, is the second one booklet within the Arwen sequence which all started with e-book one: Defender. it's a stand on my own tale and analyzing Defender isn't really essential to comprehend the area or the characters.
- Silence is Deadly (Jan Darzak, Book 4)
- The Cyborg From Earth (Jupiter, Book 4)
- The Unreasoning Mask
- Hespira (A Tale Of Henghis Hapthorn, Book 3)
- The Whirligig of Time (Jan Darzak, Book 5)
Extra resources for Mercury Falls (Mercury Series, Book 1)
6 “It’s true. ” The noise of the fan was really quite irksome. “I thought so. ” “Well then, you’ll help me? It’s going to mean sleepless nights. ” Program Card No. 1 19 Tanomogi and I at once removed the scrapbooks from the shelf, dismantled them, and began the work of reassembling them in such a way as to make them easily understandable to the machine. It must commit their contents to memory. “I’ve skimmed through these ideas a number of times. ” “Yes, I suppose so. ” “Further explanations will be necessary, of course.
What did it want to say? Suddenly I was aware that the very vagueness of the re sponse was perhaps an answer to my question. A question I had asked without realizing it. The purpose of the program ming that I had stated without being aware of it. If that was the case, what, in heaven’s name, was I trying to ask? It was obvious: Was there, or was there not, any possibility of breaking the resistance of the committee? If there was, the question was how to go about it. This was perhaps the answer to my question.
An article in one corner of the paper had been encircled in red pencil. As I stared at it, I suddenly felt as if the air around me had become like sticky jam. ACCOUNTING SUPERINTENDENT STRANGLED BY MISTRESS About midnight on the 29th, Mr. Tsuchida Susuma (56), accounting superintendent for Yoshiba Enterprises, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, who was visiting at the Midori Apartments located at 6— Street, in the same ward, was beaten and strangled to death by his mistress Kondo Chikako (26), a resident of the same building.