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The Gloom Lord

Author Cavan Scott

Science Fiction

ingenuity, initiative, bravery

A Gloom Lord is threatening to spread his wave of misery across the entire galaxy – starting in Lunar Land, the brand new amusement park! Can visiting schoolchildren Will and Jackie, and their alien friend Thran, stop him before it's too late?

Chapters

  • Chapter 1 DOOM QUEST

    “Woah!” Will Brown cried out as he was nearly thrown from the bucking rocket ship. “Hold it steady, Jackie!” “I’m trying,” yelled the blonde-haired girl who was wrestling with the capsule’s contr...

  • Chapter 2 ARRESTED!

    “DO NOT MOVE!” boomed the approaching security-bots in unison, their heavy metal legs stomping the ground like a herd of angry elephants. “YOU ARE UNDER ARREST.” “Run,” shouted Thran, still in th...

  • Chapter 3 AIRLOCKED!

    “18 SECONDS!” This was not how Will had imagined LunarLand. The adverts had shown rides and fireworks and ridiculously large burgers. Not once did they mention being sucked out of an airlock to y...

  • Chapter 4 CERTAIN DOOM

    As the flying dodgem lurched through the air, Will wrestled the controls from Bruk’s hands. Gripping the steering wheel, he pulled it up from its head-spinning dive. The car shot skyward, narrowly...

  • Chapter 5 THE LAST LAUGH

    “Whatever we’re going to do, we need to do it quickly,” Jackie urged. “Look.” She thrust her mobile cyberphone towards Will. The screen showed Gemini Song on stage, hitting the last note of her l...