The Comet's Curse

The Comet's Curse

Paperback - 2010
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When the tail of the comet Bhaktul flicks through the Earth's atmosphere, deadly particles are left in its wake. Suddenly, mankind is confronted with a virus that devastates the adult population. Only those under the age of eighteen seem to be immune. Desperate to save humanity, a renowned scientist proposes a bold plan: to create a ship that will carry a crew of 251 teenagers to a home in a distant solar system. Two years later, the Galahad and its crew--none over the age of sixteen--is launched.

Two years of training have prepared the crew for the challenges of space travel. But soon after departing Earth, they discover that a saboteur is hiding on the Galahad ! Faced with escalating acts of vandalism and terrorized by threatening messages, sixteen-year-old Triana Martell and her council soon realize that the stowaway will do anything to ensure that the Galahad never reaches its destination. The teens must find a way to neutralize their enemy. For if their mission fails, it will mean the end of the human race....

Publisher: New York : Tor, 2010
ISBN: 9780765360779
0765360772

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lilyare
May 28, 2010

I really, really enjoyed this book. It starts a little slow but not for long. It was a page-turner and kept me on my toes, so to speak. The overall plot was very well thought out and I absolutely cannot wait for the next book in the Galahad series!

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yellow_dove_30 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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