By Alan Dean Foster
Bestselling writer Alan Dean Foster offers a Pip and Flinx novel that includes a undeniable twenty-four-year-old with pink hair, becoming powers, and a faithful sidekick who simply occurs to be a flying mini-dragon. Flinx’s Folly follows Flinx on an exhilarating quest to resolve the mysteries of his brain and physique. it's a quest that forces him to confront a horror virtually past human comprehension hid someplace within the universe . . . and coming closer.
It’s an excellent factor Flinx isn't any stranger to bother, simply because he’s swimming in it. Even prior to the most recent murderous assault by means of a brand new gang of assailants, there turns out no finish to humans decided to arrest, learn, or kill him. so as to add insult to all that harm, Flinx has been lively away and enlisted in a conflict opposed to a large extra-galactic danger. Hidden at the back of the good vacancy, in a spot the place it sort of feels topic and effort have by no means been, there's purely evil. natural evil that's imminent him, accelerating.
opposed to one of these quintessence of massive evil what can one puny human and a powerful mini-drag protector do? Flinx needs to inform anyone or exit of his already addled brain. determining a confidant is straightforward: readability Held, a weigh down he hasn’t noticeable in six years. She is a tender lady who has sincerely long gone on together with her lifestyles in ways in which (he quickly learns) don’t unavoidably contain Flinx.
no matter what occurs, Flinx makes up his brain to behave quick. His determination is the start of a terrifying, high-stakes experience via perilous new geographical regions that would rocket him into the very center of danger–and into the fingers of the single girl he’s ever enjoyed. As he and Pip bravely shuttle to a spot the place no guy or mini-drag has long past sooner than, Flinx discovers he has a number of extra buddies than he thought–and some distance extra enemies than he ever imagined.
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Good day of those that remain, Dr. Marinsky. You are Dr. ” Strange greeting, she mused. She saw no reason to deny the query—or for that matter, to respond to it. ” Reaching into her own bag, she drew out her com unit. While it might take the nearest police ten or fifteen minutes to get here, urb security would arrive in a third of that time. The man nodded regretfully at the device. ” His gaze dipped. ” She tried anyway. The intruder was as good as his word. Nothing in the way of electronic communications could get in or out.
She loved her house. Nestled among the trees and the indigenous wildlife of Goldin IV’s southern temperate zone, it was her refuge from the pressures of hospital work and private practice. Though she occasionally shared it with visitors who did not come to discuss matters medical (though physiology was sometimes involved), she was single again, after one marriage made too early and messily terminated four years earlier. So she was more than a little shocked when she entered the sunken living room to see that despite all the expensive, supposedly state-of-the-art home and urb security, her cherished sanctum had been violated.
So secure did he feel in the privacy of the self-guiding hired transport that he allowed himself to drift into a gentle sleep, the still largely unspoiled landscape of Goldin IV blurring past beyond the single plexalloy window. It was a mistake. Not a lethal one. Not by any means. No mysterious, far-ranging sources sent his thoughts racing outward beyond the limits of the galaxy to test his perception and his sanity. Instead, his thoughts churned and dreams roiled as he tossed and twisted uneasily on the ■ 44 ■ FLINX’S FOLLY padded seat.
Flinx's Folly (Adventures of Pip and Flinx) by Alan Dean Foster