By Arthur C. Clarke
A lunar cruise leads to catastrophe after a moonquake sinks the cruiser Selene underneath a sea of liquid-fine lunar airborne dirt and dust at the Moon’s Sea of Thirst. dealing with huge, immense environmental obstacles, the rescue group unearths their braveness, ingenuity, and assets confirmed to the breaking point—as trapped passengers and team slowly run out of time.
Originally released in 1961, A Fall of Moondust used to be nominated for a Hugo Award for top Novel, and was once the 1st technological know-how fiction story selected as a Reader’s Digest Condensed e-book. knowledgeable by means of the most up-tp-date clinical wisdom of the time, A Fall of Moondust is a realistically conceived and gripping tale of human resourcefulness and triumph within the face of approximately insurmountable demanding situations.
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It’s in the Little Tokyo area of post-Apocalyptic Noo Yawk Sitty. I swear, the Sitty will never die. ” “Little Tokyo in post-Apocalyptic Noo Yawk Sitty,” Konstantin said, shaking her head. ” Celestine’s metal-thread eyebrows went up. “More like a sponsorship deal, actually. They’re thinking about reorganizing all the post-Apocalyptic areas under one umbrella and make them all boroughs of a single post-Apocalyptic section, instead of having them all separate from each other, like now. So they want to see how it goes with each place having a sort of a part of another place contained in it.
I see you’re familiar with W. J. ’” Her smile faded. “Unfortunately, stalkers are something worse than assholes. Now that Dervish is in the infrastructure, he can be anywhere any time he wants. He could be right under my feet right now, or yours. ” She looked up. “If you’re up there today, Dervish, I swear--” “No user, even one with top-line tech, has the capacity or power for that kind of interactive self-encryption,” Konstantin said, trying not to sound overly patronizing or put-out. ” “I suppose now you’re going to tell me how important it is not to let anyone find out my password,” Ell said sourly.
Rojas seemed to be holding a smaller and less complicated version of the Smith and Wesson she’d bought from the arms dealer. Had that only happened this morning? Or had there been a day in between? Suddenly, she couldn’t remember. ” Rojas aimed the barrel straight up and pulled the trigger. A stream of water sprayed out. ” Konstantin thought she should have felt relieved but for some reason, she didn’t. “Not just any squirt gun,” Rojas chuckled. ” Konstantin didn’t dare shake her head, in case it made her dizzy.
A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke