By Roderick Gordon
At lengthy final reunited together with his dad, Will now spends his days exploring the land of the "second sun," deciphering the cryptic glyphs on its 3 mysterious temples -- or eyeing the wild animals with renegade lady Elliott.
But a military of darkness is at the march. And the ruthless Rebeccas have once again cheated dying. With a corps of cold-blooded Limiters at their command, they're made up our minds to seek Will to the sour innards of the earth.
Closer to victory, or in the direction of dying? This time, who will not break out with their life?
The fourth ebook within the long island occasions Bestselling TUNNELS series.
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And also you needs to know the way sorry i'm, yet now’s now not the time to contemplate it. you are able to do that later. ” “You’ve acquired anything up your sleeve, haven’t you? ” Will requested. “Tell me what it truly is. ” Elliott nodded as soon as. “OK. I’m going Topsoil — via that tunnel i discovered through the waterfall. ” “Topsoil? What for? ” Will stated, his forehead furrowed as he attempted to see what she used to be meaning to do. “That doesn’t make any experience. The Dominion’s right here … during this global. ” “I’m going Topsoil simply because even if Drake’s nonetheless alive, I’ve obtained to get the vaccine to somebody there. ” “But … yet … I don’t get it. ” With an expression of natural bemusement, Will took a couple of steps towards her, hesitating for a second sooner than taking a number of extra. “But you smashed the vaccine phial — the single with the white most sensible? ” “Yes, I did,” Elliott proven, as she used Dr. Burrows’s compass to examine the bearing. Then she strode clear of Will, who broke right into a run to meet up with her, elevating a path of airborne dirt and dust at the back of him. “But now not sooner than I’d swallowed the contents,” she further, virtually as an afterthought. Will got here to a surprising halt because it slowly dawned on him. “Then … then we've got the vaccine! ” he exclaimed. “It’s in you! ” 22 CHESTER used to be thoroughly exhausted and never paying a lot recognition to his atmosphere. yet as Drake drove them in the course of the London streets at the as far back as the warehouse, the boy was once so exhilarated that he felt as though he used to be floating alongside. His mom and dad were lower back to him. “Mum and Dad,” he murmured to himself, then started to hum to the song at the radio. the method to deprogram his mom have been much much less fraught, significantly helped simply because Mr. Rawls additionally took half. Chester couldn’t cease grinning to himself as he thought of the instant his mother’s eyes had lit up and she’d eventually well-known him. After that, he’d sat along with his mom and dad for so long as Drake had allowed him, telling them how he and may had stumbled around the Colony and the occasions that had undefined. firstly, they’d checked out him in horrified disbelief, yet their very own reviews helped to cajole them that what Chester used to be announcing used to be actual. even though it used to be relatively hazy of their minds, they either had imprecise stories of being overpowered, after which of ghoulish males shining excessive pink lighting fixtures of their faces. And their reminiscences of occasions following this incident have been additionally a bit doubtful to them, as though they have been not able to inform what used to be actual or what they’d dreamed. yet they have been either so thrilled that their son was once nonetheless alive, they have been with reference to able to think whatever — that and the truth that they have been nonetheless totally terrified by way of Drake and wouldn’t have dared to question something he acknowledged. Now that the spell of the darkish gentle were damaged, Drake wasn’t taking any possibilities. He sought after Mr. and Mrs. Rawls saved below lock and key for a minimum of the subsequent forty-eight hours, and the bald mechanic had ultimately agreed to sleep on the premises to maintain a detailed eye on them. in truth, after Drake provided him one other diamond, he stated he was once going to maneuver his “missus” into the arches to attend hand and foot on Chester’s mom and dad.