The Cassini Code (Galahad #3)
When the tail of the comet Bhaktul flicks through the Earth’s atmosphere, deadly particles are left in its wake, and mankind is confronted with a virus that devastates the adult population. A renowned scientist proposes a bold plan: to build a ship that will carry a crew of 251 teenagers to a home in a distant solar system. Two years later, Galahad and its crew is launched...more
The noble ship Galahad has survived a madman stowaway, the onslaught of an alien signal broadcasting from Saturn's moon Titan, but now faces its most daunting task yet - navigating the minefield of dangerous objects strewn throughout the Kuiper Belt before leaving the Solar System.
While it's hard enough to manage the many technical and engineering aspects of the ship and successfully evade the larger Kuiper Belt Objects, Triana also finds her leadership ...more
Questions that bite the ...more
The third book in the Galahad series, The Cassini Code begins as the ship encounters the Kuiper Belt, an area of space covered with asteroids. T ...more
The alien race Cassini are still present and are immensely old- on the order of a billion years. They present a continuing mystery to the crew but are further revealed due to their "translator" connection with Bon.
As the ship nears the outer edge of the solar system there arises a dissident faction in the ship led by the charming Merit Simm ...more
There is a lot of time spent on romantic drama, which was, unfortunately, the ...more
The kids have dealt with a murderous stowaway, an alien life force hidden on a moon near Saturn, and now they're up against a mutinous crew. One of the boys wants to go home. He is charismatic and convincing, able to argue for a return to earth. What if the aliens they "met" near Saturn, the same ones that made better the ship and a few of the crew, fixed the dying people on Ea ...more
I'm looking forward to the next book, but it might have to wait a couple months. :(
(And I gotta admit, I do like the person that was causing most of the problems and hope they play a part in the rest of the story.)
His Galahad series of books for young adults (and young-at-heart adults) has an all-new look! Tor is reissuing the adventures in a three-volume omnibus collection. The first volume, Leaving Earth, is available now!
Look for Volumes 2 & 3 in June a ...more