The first sign was the internet going down, the music streaming into the floor-standing speakers going quiet without warning. A sudden loss of connection; Wi-Fi box rebooted twice and still nothing. The dimming of the lights came next. Not total power failure; the solar panels on the roofs to thank. Still we drank, draining… Read More In the End – Book Quote Corner
Kyle collapsed onto the high-backed chair behind the desk. He just couldn’t help it. Tears started pouring down his face, accompanied by loud sobs. He hadn’t cried a drop since the crash, not even at the hospital. It was possible he had cried on the way there, but he couldn’t remember. Not crying… Read More The Truth about Tomorrow – Book Quote Corner
She pushed her sunglasses on top of her head and leaned back. She took several shots of herself. Yep, this was definitely the best swimsuit she’d owned. She took pics until she found the perfect one and added the words “Life’s a beach” scrawled across it. She took off her cover-up, feeling slightly self-conscious,… Read More Snapped – Book Quote Corner
“This is trial eighteen,” Kate Blackstone announced. “Testing five one hundredths kilogram of enriched X435. “X” for unknown. In a forgotten corner of the Mojave Desert, twelve hundred miles away from the control facility where Kate sat, a robotic arm lowered a titanium cylinder into the core of a miniaturized reactor. No humans manned… Read More Micromium: Clean Energy from Mars – Book Quote Corner
“Rajan. See Planet A490.” “Proceed,” Ries said, taking a drink of kolan, a beverage he had received as a gift from the King of Mandaka himself. His personal stores were worth a considerable amount. “Classified, Level 7K4. Access denied. Inquiry logged,” the computer responded. Strange, Ries thought. Why would information about the planet Rajan… Read More Rajani Chronicles II: Resistance – Book Quote Corner
Terror paralysed her. Then the man’s weight lifted from her. Kaleb wrestled him to the ground. Because of his enhanced strength, the infected overpowered even the army special with ease. The shock of seeing that broke her deep freeze, and Priya leapt to her feet, casting her gaze around for a weapon.
“Fine. I’ll show you, but you have to keep it quiet. I wasn’t kidding about it being a danger.” He laid the case on its side, put a key into the lock, and two metal flaps popped open. Pressing those toward the handle, he lifted the top. The padded interior held dozens of transparent… Read More The Seventh Seed – Book Quote Corner