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A regimen salvage operation turns into a determined rescue challenge, because the U.S.S. da Vinci encounters a failing deserted send -- that isn't so deserted! there's one survivor aboard the derelict vessel: a boy who incorporates a most dangerous disease.
Even because the S.C.E. works to salvage the send, Dr. Lense needs to race the clock to discover a medication for the boy -- or condemn him to stay out his days by myself at the death vessel! e!

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A regimen salvage operation turns into a determined rescue undertaking, because the U. S. S. da Vinci encounters a failing deserted send -- that isn't so deserted! there's one survivor aboard the derelict vessel: a boy who incorporates a most dangerous disease.
Even because the S. C. E. works to salvage the send, Dr. Lense needs to race the clock to discover a therapy for the boy -- or condemn him to stay out his days by myself at the demise vessel! e!

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It was Hartley. Wingate was surprised at his own surge of emotion. He gripped Hartley's hand and exchanged friendly insults. 'Chums,' said Hartley, 'meet Hump Wingate. He's a right guy. Hump, meet the gang. That's Jimmie right behind you. ' The man designated gave Wingate a bright nod and moved forward into the operator's seat. At a wave from Van Huysen, who had seated his bulk in the little sheltered cabin aft, he pulled back on both control levers and the crocodile crawled away, its caterpillar treads clanking and chunking through the mud.

If they get sick, they're certain of medical attention. ' 'Don't be funny. The trouble is, if they weren't under a fairly tight contract, they'd throw up a good job the minute they got bored with it and expect the company to give 'em a free ride back to Earth. ' 'You got me that time, pal,' Jones acknowledged with a wry face, '-that crack about me being a stockholder. ' Jones looked disgusted. 'What kind of a solution is that? ' 'Oh, the devil with it,' said Wingate. ' 'Righto,' agreed Jones. It was his first night aground after a practice cruise as a reserve officer; he needed to catch up on his drinking.

The hungry fungi were another matter. Imagine the worst of the fungoid-type skin diseases you have ever encountered-ringworm, dhobie itch, athlete's foot, Chinese rot, saltwater itch, seven year itch. Add to that your conception of mold of damp rot, of scale, of toadstools feeding on decay. Then conceive them speeded up in their processes, visibly crawling as you watch-picture them attacking your eyeballs, your armpits, the soft wet tissues inside your mouth, working down into your lungs. The first Venus expedition was lost entirely.

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