Trouble Magnet (Pip & Flinx, Book 12) by Alan Dean Foster
By Alan Dean Foster
From technological know-how fiction icon Alan Dean Foster comes a blazing new Pip & Flinx event for fanatics of the green-eyed redhead with extraordinary psychological powers and his miniature flying dragon. during this magnificent new novel, Flinx confirms his prestige because the galaxy’s maximum magnet for giant trouble.
Wandering available in the market in a few distant quarter of the galaxy is a gargantuan sentient Tar-Aiym weapons’ procedure. All Flinx has to do—while his buddies take care of his injured love readability Held—is locate the hefty item and convince it to knock out the sizeable evil that's hurtling via house to waste the whole Commonwealth.
A no-brainer, particularly, in particular for Flinx, who's by no means with no his dependable entourage of legitimate snoops, crazed zealots, various goons, and the occasional murderer. certainly, the boy ask yourself and his mini-drag, Pip, are wanting to start their heroic task… simply once Flinx visits Visaria—a dangerously wicked planet—to persuade himself that people are certainly worthy saving.
The probabilities of stumbling throughout excessive ethical values and utopian beliefs don’t glance promising—what with Flinx enjoying a lawless Pied Piper to a gang of mendacity, thieving juvenile delinquents. yet customers quite cross south while Flinx runs afoul of the corrupt planet’s ruthless crime king.
Still, existence is stuffed with surprises, and Flinx is set to get smacked by way of a passel of them—by turns devastating, heartening, and certainly jaw-dropping. For even though Flinx got here to Visaria to plumb the enigma of humankind, there’s one other secret ready right here, a stunning clue approximately his personal shadowy past.
Originally released 2006 through Del Rey.
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Han gritted his teeth. ” He leveled a finger at the other. ” “It’s certainly an adventure,” Dravis agreed easily, getting to his feet. “Well, it really was nice seeing you again, Solo, but I gotta go. ” Han sighed. ” “Oh, I will. Might even be some who’ll take you up on it. ” Han nodded. It was, really, all he could have expected out of this meeting. “One other thing, Dravis. ” Dravis eyed him thoughtfully. “Well … I guess it’s not really a secret,” he decided. “Mind you, there aren’t any really official numbers.
Thrawn turned his head, those glowing eyes coming to rest on Pellaeon. “It’s the second piece of the puzzle, Captain,” he said softly, holding up the data card. ” Abruptly, he turned to the intercom, jabbed it on. “Bridge, this is Grand Admiral Thrawn. Signal the Death’s Head; inform Captain Harbid we’ll be temporarily leaving the Fleet. He’s to continue making tactical surveys of the local systems and pulling data dumps wherever possible. ” The bridge acknowledged, and Thrawn turned back to Pellaeon.
The lamp didn’t even flicker. Gritting her teeth, she tried again; again, it didn’t work. Still not enough fine control over the Force, obviously, for something as small as a light switch. Untangling herself from the blankets, she tried to make a lunge for it. Across the room, the side door opened to reveal a tall woman in a dressing robe. ” she called softly, brushing her shimmering white hair back from her eyes. ” Leia sighed and gave up. “Come on in, Winter. ” “I haven’t been listening,” Winter said as she glided into the room, sounding almost offended that Leia would even suggest such a thing of her.