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Chapter 350 of Book 3 is in the queue

September 25, 2015
Posted at 3:36 pm

This week with Arlene and Jeff:

...The ten miles seemed like a thousand to the women as the little stealth craft drifted toward the planetoid. When their vessel finally neared, Selina, with minimal and judicious use of the drive, centered the dark fissure in her forward screen, slowing their craft to a crawl as they started into what amounted to a crack in the surface. With a single pulse, they could have determined how far it extended into the planetoid, but if one of the pickets detected the pulse, they would soon be dead.

The crack appeared to be nearly a hundred yards wide and several times that in length, the sides unbelievably rough and boulder-strewn as they viewed the walls in their night vision screens. They had no way to determine its depth without resorting to active scanning. The walls of the crevasse seemed to glide past slowly as Selina allowed the small ship to continue its path inside the planetoid.

"I hope they haven't put sensors in here," Diana quietly said. "If they have, there is no way we'll go undetected."

"As we observed while we were drifting in, much of this area is covered with fissures, although this one is by far the widest," Selina commented, then sat without saying anything more for several minutes as she manually continued their slow descent - now almost a crawl - into the noticeably narrowing fissure...

Have a goodun;