World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Stealing Arturo

By Ledbetter, William

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0003548864
Format Type: PDF eBook :
File Size:
Reproduction Date: 2014

Title: Stealing Arturo  
Author: Ledbetter, William
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Story
Collections: Science Fiction Collection, Baen Library Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
2014
Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Ledbetter, W. (2014). Stealing Arturo. Retrieved from http://ontario.worldlibrary.net/


Description
Description: Clarke, a mechanic and technician on board the space craft, makes a daring plan to steal and take over the space ship in order to free himself and the other people forced to stay and work on the ship.

Summary
Summary: Clarke =, along with hundreds of others are all working slaves on a space hub launched in space. Clarke is an intelligent technician who's been performing different tasks for the space ship in order to keep things running and for people to survive. What the higher officers don't know is that Clarke, during his hours of work, has been secretly creating a way to steal the ship and put it into Mars' orbit and free everyone on board. Clarke eventually becomes acquainted and friends with his cabin neighbor, Nora, a nine year old little girl who lives with her mother. He eventually become close with them and one night Nora shows up crying because one of the officers had just severely beaten her mother. Once this happens, Clarke puts his plan into action so he can save Nora and her mother before it's too late.

Excerpt
Excerpt: The soft, yet insistent chiming from my wrist unit eventually made me open my eyes. At first confused by my surroundings, I then spotted Nora standing next to her mother's regrowth tank and it all came back in a rush. If my alarm was sounding, it meant I had an hour before my automated units went active and I wasn't ready yet.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents:

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Magic and Other Honest Lies (by )
  • Last Man, The (by )
  • Short Science Fiction Collection 017 (by )
  • Born Again (by )
  • Auf zwei Planeten (by )
  • Soft Casualty (by )
  • Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (by )
  • Space Viking (by )
  • Null-ABC (by )
  • Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (by )
  • Edison's Conquest of Mars (by )
  • Picket Ship (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.