By Anthony Horowitz
The sniper’s bullet approximately killed him. yet Alex Rider controlled to outlive . . . simply in time for extra hassle to come back his approach. whilst kidnappers try and seize a fellow sufferer from the unique medical institution the place Alex is recuperating, he is aware he has to prevent him. however the boy he saves is not any usual sufferer: he's the son of Nikolai Drevin, one of many richest males on the earth. The eccentric billionaire has been detailed via strength 3, a gaggle of eco-terrorists who declare his undertaking Ark Angel—the first luxurious inn in outer space—is a possibility to the surroundings. quickly Alex discovers that strength 3 will cease at not anything to damage Ark Angel, whether it ability sending 400 lots of molten glass and metal hurtling right down to Earth and killing hundreds of thousands . . . except Alex can cease them.
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Yet at the same time he watched, the flames began to flicker and die down, to get replaced by way of a plume of smoke that rose up within the form of a last exclamation mark. Drevin used to be lifeless. There should be doubtless approximately that. Alex felt an enormous weariness. It appeared to him that every thing that had occurred, from the instant he had met Nikolei Drevin on the Waterfront lodge in London, had in some way been resulting in this second. He suggestion again to the posh of Neverglade, the go-kart race, the soccer fit that had led to homicide, the flight to the United States. Drevin were a monster and he’d deserved to die. Washington used to be now not in any threat. Gabriel 7 and the bomb it was once wearing will be blown up lengthy sooner than it reached Ark Angel. yet Alex couldn’t consider any experience of victory. He seemed again at Paul Drevin. the 2 brokers have been busy engaged on him, one in all them wrapping strain bandages round his wounds whereas the opposite fed an IV needle into his arm. Paul’s eyes have been closed. Mercifully he had slipped into unconsciousness and so hadn’t noticeable what had simply occurred. Alex grew to become again and watched the smoke unfold during the air, and all of sudden he desired to be far-off from Flamingo Bay. He desired to be with Jack. the 2 of them could take a aircraft domestic. It was once ultimately over. He discovered that Ed Shulsky and Tamara have been observing him. “What is it? ” he requested. the 2 CIA brokers exchanged a glance. Then Shulsky spoke. “I want you hadn’t performed that,” he stated. “We desired to have a note with Mr Drevin. ” Alex shrugged. “I don’t imagine he was once making plans to hang out for a talk. ” “You will be right,” Shulsky agreed. “But we nonetheless had to converse to him. ” He paused. “You keep in mind that pink button i used to be telling you approximately? ” Alex nodded. “Yes. ” “Well, it kind of feels i used to be mistaken. There isn’t one. We can’t blow up Gabriel 7. There’s not anything we will do to prevent it. ” “What? ” Alex’s head spun. “But you simply stated that you’re in charge of the island. There needs to be whatever you are able to do. ” Tamara shook her head. “After the release, Drevin locked down the entire desktop systems,” she defined. “He was once the single one with the codes. It’s now not your fault, Alex. by the point we’d stuck up with him it most likely would’ve been too overdue. yet without delay Gabriel 7 is on its approach and we can’t speak with it. We can’t deliver it again and we can’t divert it. It’s going to dock with Ark Angel in lower than 3 hours from now. The bomb is on a timer. It’s all going to ensue precisely as Drevin deliberate. ” “So what are you going to do? ” Alex requested. Tamara didn’t have the guts to assert it. She glanced at Shulsky. “Alex,” he acknowledged. “I’m afraid we want your aid. ” ARK ANGEL "No,” Alex acknowledged. “No means. omit it. the answer's no! ” “Let’s pass over this again,” Ed Shulsky recommended. They have been sitting within the keep watch over centre at the western stretch of Flamingo Bay. Alex were pushed there from Drevin’s condo and it used to be transparent that Shulsky’s males have been in command. little or no harm were performed. The guardhouse and the gate were blown up—that used to be the explosion Alex had heard—but it appeared that Drevin’s males had surrendered quick.