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By Alan Dean Foster, Sean Clark

Destined to be a multimedia damage hit, this epic SF tale is predicated on an exhilarating CD-ROM online game created through LucasArts. while a mysterious asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, an area travel is shipped to "nudge" it right into a secure orbit. the 3 astronauts who enterprise to the outside locate themselves trapped because the asteroid without notice leaves orbit, transporting them to a wierd planet lightyears away.

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She could wander around Mission Control all she wanted, he knew. Experienced reporters did it all the time. She wasn't through. "I've been preparing myself for this ever since they first detected the object. I knew they were going to send a ship up there. " "We're not going to move it," he quietly corrected her. " She shook her head as she remembered some* thing. "Those tests they put you through are as tough as climbing the mountains in East Timor. At least you don't have to deal with torrential rain and leeches.

Those who didn't know him, visitors and workers new to the program, misinterpreted his silence as stress. It was left to others to explain that Boston Low was immune to stress in the same way some people were immune to measles or whooping cough. If there existed such a thing as an antistress gene, it was intimately interwoven in the commander's DNA. " He found the physical plant pretty much unchanged from the time when the spaceport had served as both home and office. He took note of new paint, matured landscaping, and the sizable new assembly building for the Minerva Deepspace probe.

I'm sure we'll get along fine," he told the German. "As for the mission, I've had to do much more delicate work than this out there. This is pretty much a go in, do a couple hours' work and get out. " "That is the way I see it. " He shrugged. "But this is not primarily a scientific mission. " The longer they talked, the better Low felt about the mission scientist. Despite different backgrounds and specialties, it was clear they shared a disdain for administrative and bureaucratic interference.

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