By Gary Carter
Malfusco discovers the fossilized remains of an ancient dragon.
Marsha Kimbrough discovers a hidden pyramid. Pappy Darringer discovers
millions of meteors headed toward earth. The way these three discoveries
effect the earth comprise the plot of this exciting book.
hope that the meteors will be sucked into Jupiter's gravity well.
Otherwise, the earth will be destroyed in less than six months.
No such luck. A few hundred select people leave to build colonies
on Mars and on the moon. Everyone else prepares to die.
the meteors all strike the oceans rather than land. While this generates
hurricanes and typhoons, the damage is manageable. Mankind survives.
The world rejoices... for now.
on Earth is fairly normal for the next six months. Suddenly the
meteors break apart. The meteors are, in fact, dragon eggs. Baby
dragons emerge from their shells and begin to eat.
the infant dragons grow, they empty the oceans of fish. With their
food supply gone, the adolescent dragons amble ashore. They are
always hungry and will eat anything, including humans. The islands
and beaches are soon virtually devoid of life. Now mature, the dragons
take to the air. They fly inland bellowing flames in their insatiable
quest for food.
greatest scientists are summoned to the president's side. This includes
Jacob and Marsha. They have gathered to discuss the salvation of
mankind. But Pappy again has bad news. More space objects are headed
toward Earth. Fewer this time, but they are enormous. They will
arrive in about three months... just in time for Christmas.
this announcement, Jacob and Marsha head home to CA. They have decided
to ride out the end of the world among family.
are bad. Then they get worse. Ultimately they reach the point where
very little hope is left.
short book is a page turner. There is some profanity, but the story
is so engrossing that the average reader will not notice it. Plus
with mankind being devoured, a few swear words are probably appropriate.
This is a great book