By Anthony Horowitz
The sniper’s bullet approximately killed him. yet Alex Rider controlled to outlive . . . simply in time for extra difficulty to return his means. whilst kidnappers try to seize a fellow sufferer from the unique health facility the place Alex is getting better, he understands 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 this planet. The eccentric billionaire has been detailed by means of strength 3, a gaggle of eco-terrorists who declare his venture Ark Angel—the first luxurious inn in outer space—is a risk to the surroundings. quickly Alex discovers that strength 3 will cease at not anything to smash Ark Angel, whether it skill sending 400 hundreds molten glass and metal hurtling right down to Earth and killing hundreds of thousands . . . except Alex can cease them.
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Tyres bounced throughout and he was once compelled to swerve wildly. yet he had performed it. He had reduce the nook and now he used to be ten metres prior to Drevin. The tunnel loomed in entrance of him. He roared into the darkness and out the opposite aspect, around the completing line. He slammed on his brakes. Too tough. The kart slewed around in an uncontrollable spin and stopped. The engine stalled. however the race was once over. Alex had received. a couple of seconds later, Drevin pulled up subsequent to him. He tore off his helmet. He was once sweating seriously; his hair was once plastered to his scalp. He used to be livid. “You cheated! ” he exclaimed. “You ignored a part of the tune. ” “You driven me,” Alex protested. “It wasn’t my fault. ” “We will race back! ” “No thank you. ” Alex had got rid of his helmet, blissful to suppose the breeze on his face. “It was once loads of enjoyable yet i feel I’ve had sufficient. ” He climbed out of the kart. The mechanics have been soaring beside the song, pondering in the event that they should still method. Paul arrived, nonetheless wearing the flag. “I can’t think what I simply observed! That used to be notable, Alex. yet you have got been killed! ” “The race is void,” Drevin stated. “I didn't lose! ” “Well, you didn’t win either,” Alex muttered. Paul stood there helplessly, taking a look from one to the opposite. Drevin thought of for a second, then shook his head slowly. “It was once a draw,” he muttered. Then he grew to become and walked away. Alex watched him move. “I see what you mean,” he murmured. “He quite doesn’t like wasting. ” Paul became to Alex, his expression critical. “You can be cautious, Alex,” he warned. “Don’t make him your enemy. ” He ran after his father. Alex used to be left status by myself. harm TIME through Saturday the race looked as if it would were forgotten. Nikolei Drevin used to be in an excellent temper as he waited for one more of his Rolls-Royces—this one a silver Phantom—to be introduced around to front door. It used to be a special day for him. Stratford East, the group he had obtained for twenty million kilos, have been enjoying Chelsea within the Premiership and, even supposing that they had been comprehensively overwhelmed three-nil via Newcastle simply the week prior to, Drevin was once in excessive spirits. “Have you usually supported Chelsea? ” he requested Alex as they left the home. “Yes. ” It used to be precise. Alex lived in basic terms twenty mins from Stamford Bridge and he had usually long past to video games together with his uncle. “The membership was once virtually bankrupt whilst it was once obtained via Roman Abramovich. ” Drevin regarded considerate. “I met him once or twice in Moscow. We didn't get on. i am hoping to disappoint either one of you this day. ” Alex stated not anything. there has been an depth in Drevin’s voice that recommended that, so far as he was once involved, this used to be greater than a online game. The Rolls-Royce pulled up and the 2 of them obtained in. Paul Drevin wasn’t coming. He’d had a foul bronchial asthma assault the evening earlier than and his healthcare professional, who used to be dependent twenty-four hours an afternoon at Neverglade, had stated he wanted a day’s leisure. And so Alex came upon himself on my own with Drevin behind the auto as they have been pushed down the toll road to London. “You don't have any parents,” Drevin acknowledged all of sudden. “No. They either died while i used to be very younger. ” “I’m sorry.