|The Sphere of
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John and crew return home. John and Debbie set off to fetch the Police, as they know they have to report the problems that they encountered on their mission and the disappearance of a crew member. As the office does not have a phone, they decide to go to John's house. Debbie sets off for the local shops to get some food, whilst John finds that there are lights on in the house and someone is looking out of the front room window. Just what is going on? Has someone moved into John's house?
As you can expect, there is more to this Science Fiction book, than just the opening mystery. Those who bought this edition loved it, it is now your turn to complete the story.
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Nothing Like Home (16.2Mb)
finds himself standing before Debbie with two children, he
plays the part of devoted husband and father, in the hope
that he can find out what is going on.
|2 Awkward is not the
word for it (16.3Mb)
opens the front door only to see herself. She has been
somewhat suspicious regards John's behaviour, but now this
confirms that there is something really wrong here.
How will John and his Debbie cope?
|3 Planning for the
Debbie get back to the Sphere and tell the crew what has
happened, only to be greeted with the news that one of the
crew has escaped, but who is it and where have they
gone? John and team set about planning their search
|4 Searching (17.8Mb)
search starts,John visits Debbie 2 to get some advice
first. Then they set about searching the local town as
their starting point. There are quite a few surprises
Than Anticipated (12.8Mb)
town is bigger than they had anticipated and the search
takes longer than they expected. But, do they find any trace
of the missing crew member? Is anyone suspicious about their
But Not The Same (19.1Mb)
set about continuing their search for the missing crew
member at the massive shopping and leisure centre.
They split into two teams, they find the person they seek,
but things are somewhat different. Amanda tries
to convince the crew member to come back with them, but is
Whilst Amanda is trying to convince the crew member to come back with them, John and Debbie are being arrested and Callum is helpless to save them.
and Deeper (18Mb)
crew members escapes from the sphere. They manage to
get a lift to their home town, but when they arrive there
will they recognise it?
and Callum are left in the dark as they are unable to
contact Zack and William. Zack formulates a plan to
get Debbie and John out of prison. The second escaped
crew member is also not having a smooth ride of things, home
is no longer home. Can things get any worse?
manages to tell Amanda and Callum his plan to spring Debbie
and John. They get appropriate clothes and head for
the area where Debbie and John are being held. Meanwhile the
second escapee is formulating their own plans, the person
who came to their aid last night wants to tag along. Back at
the jail breakout, things are not goingt to plan.
|10 On The
Professor and Ben return to the resources centre, to
continue the Professor's research into an appropriate
university to continue his research. The Professor's lack of
identity causes problems, hence the title of this
chapter. But the Professor and Ben are not the only
ones on the run.
Problems At Home (13.3 Mb)
much larger group travel back to Newark-on-trent transit
station. What greeting will they recieve? Will
security be waiting for them? Is Debbie 2 still OK or
has she been arrested also? If not arrested at the
station, is the van still at the station? Debbie
wonders if her shopping is still safe in the locker.
Difficult Decisions (17.4Mb)
is having problems, she cannot get any food for her and the
children for starters. The team debate who could go
along to the local administration centre and get some
emergency money to tide Debbie and family over for a
while. However someone else arrives and is very
suspicious of these strangers real motives.
from this world tells his story, will this explain what our
John had seen when he ventured out in the first
sphere? Debbie 2 tells her John that the authorities
were after her and John. Our John asks if the Debbie
and John from this world want to join them aboard the
sphere. Will they leave their world to take a chance with
Business As Usual (18.3Mb)
was a good attempt, but the appear to have arrived back on
Debbie 2 and John 2's world. They decide to have another go,
but this time head out somewhere else in space, in an
attempt to change universes. They plan to revisit the
Gharjian's planet. Will they actually arrive there and
if they do, will they still get a freindly reception?
excitement of the freighter returning home now over.
John decides that it is time to go to their earth. The fold
drive is run up again and the children are entertained
playing some weighless games. Do they actually make it home
|16 In The Thick of It (9.7Mb)
going to be in trouble when his Debbie discovers that Debbie
2 qnd family have gone. John manages to rescue the
situation using the gift that the Gharjian's had given them.
The drive kicks in again but will it at last take them home?
|17 Finding Solutions (13.6Mb)
||So this is not home and the locals look somewhat
pre-occupied in their own struggles. John and crew
concentrate on trying to stay out of things, but.... well
listen to and you'll see what I mean.
|18 Options (12.1Mb)
||The Sphere has been seriously damaged. Zack
manages to upload pictures of the stars to the alien comms
device and forwards them to the Gharjians, in the hope
that they can rescue the sphere. Debbie comes up
with a novel solution to their problem, but John is none
too comfortable with it.
Order Of Things (11.2Mb)
Gharjian's have been unable to find the sphere's position
the only realistic avenue open to them is to try out
Debbie's ideas. John volunteers to be the first to
test it out, the plan being to try and transport him from
his office to the bridge. Will it work, or is this
farewell to John Latham?
Homeward Bound (10.8Mb)
first experiment went well, plans are made as to who will go
in what order. There are problems automating the
transfer process though.
Going Well When (14.7Mb)
recovers some of his hearing, it had been damaged when the
explosion happened close to engineering. Zack is still
having problms with the software to automate the transfer
process. John puts their sponsor Simon, in the picture
regards the problems they had encountered and the three crew
members that they had lost.
|22 Awkward Questions (10.2Mb)
||One of the crew is injured during the transfer,
the ambulance crew ask a lot of awkward questions
|23 Evidence (12.4Mb)
||The solicitor that sponsor has arranged,discusses
the evidence that had been brought back from the
sphere. Debbie joins them and shows the solicitor
the evidence on the server. Zack still cannot get the
software to work, but a solution has to be found,
otherwise he or the Professor will have to remain aboard
|24 That's Absolutely Right Debbie (11.4Mb)
up the story many years later and join Debbie, John and
their Daughter Jessica as they discuss the TSOT story and
what had happened since the adventure ended.
This is the last book honestly
Lighter Side(Outtakes) (8.8Mb)
||Now you have completed the series, you can enjoy
the moments that didn't quit go according to the
originating flans, try as we might concentration sometimes
wained and the worms that came out, didn't always watch
what was on the written page.
If you enjoyed this book, how about another one,
like "The Elleshere (Elsewhere) Place"
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