The Cassini Code

A Galahad Book

Galahad (Volume 3 of 6)

Dom Testa

Tor Teen

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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. If their mission fails, it will be the end of the human race…

 

The teenage crew of Galahad has survived their first encounter with an alien race. Though shaken by the power of The Cassini, Triana and her Council are determined to continue their mission. But some of the crew don’t agree. Led by the charismatic Merit Simms, a small group of crew members begins lobbying for a return to Earth—just as the ship enters the Kuiper Belt, the deadly minefield of asteroids that surrounds the solar system.

 

As Galahad dodges a storm of asteroids, Triana finds herself dealing with an increasingly hostile crew. Even some members of the Council are beginning to listen to Merit’s arguments. Can Triana find a way to prevent a mutiny aboard Galahad, and lead her crew to safety?

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The Cassini Code Chapter 1

The warning siren blared through the halls, running through its customary sequence of three shorts bursts, a five-second delay, then one longer burst, followed by ten heavenly seconds of silence before starting all over again. There could be no doubt that each crew member aboard Galahad was aware—painfully aware—that there was a problem.

Gap Lee found it annoying.

He stood, hands on hips and a scowl etched across his face, staring at the digital readout before him. One of his assistants, Ramasha, waited at his side, glancing back and forth

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Dom Testa

DOM TESTA, of Denver, Colorado, has been a radio show host since 1977, and currently is a co-host of the popular “Dom and Jane Show” on Mix 100 in Denver. A strong advocate of literacy programs for children, he regularly visits Colorado schools. Dom began the Big Brain Club to encourage students to overcome the peer pressure that often prevents them from achieving their true potential.

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The Cassini Code
A Galahad Book
Dom Testa

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Teen
November 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429925068
ISBN10: 142992506X
Young Adult Fiction224 pages
Age Range: 13 and up
Grade Range: 8 and up
$8.99

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Teen
November 2010
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780765360793
ISBN10: 0765360799
Young Adult Fiction
5 3/16 x 8 inches, 272 pages
Age Range: 13 and up
Grade Range: 8 and up
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