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By Philip Reeve

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London is a radioactive ruin.
But Tom and Wren notice that the previous predator urban hides an grand mystery that may carry an finish to the struggle. yet as they threat their lives in its darkish underbelly, time is working out. on my own and much away, Hester faces a fanatical enemy who possesses the guns and the need to ruin the total human race.
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Suddenly the flock divides. The Golden Sheep bounds off towards a distant clump of trees. You must head off the creature before it reaches them, otherwise you might lose it forever. But before you can even make the attempt, you're going to have to do something about the giant Ram which is now thundering towards you, intent on guarding his flock. The Ram has 30 LIFE POINTS, strikes successfully on 5 and can do ferocious +4 damage with his horns. As against that, there are two of you to fight him.

82 You're in luck: the snake slithers away without biting you. Unfortunately you're not in luck with the chest, since, like the others, it contains only old clothes and worthless belongings. Better get out of here before any more snakes turn up. You may go to any other section of Plan 1. 83 You have entered a large, crystalline cavern,glinting blue sparkles from walls, floor, and high, vaulting roof. As you move forward cautiously, the sound of your footsteps, muted though they are, echoes to set up a high, soft, musical vibration which sings pleasantly in your ears.

Still no serious damage, but now you are in the midst of a churning maelstrom. 54-55 Craash! You are flung from your craft into the icy torrent. You gasp and breathe water. Coughing, you surface momentarily in time to see your boat smash to pieces. For an instant you catch a glimpse of the golden hull of the mother ship - alas, too distant to give you aid. You sink again, lungs near to bursting, but fight your way back to the surface. Desperately you try to swim, to hit out for shore. An errant wave seizes you and flings you bodily on to a half-submerged rock.

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