Child of a Hidden Sea (Hidden Sea Tales, Book 1) by A. M. Dellamonica

By A. M. Dellamonica

One minute, twenty-four-year-old Sophie Hansa is in a San Francisco alley attempting to shop the lifetime of the aunt she hasn't ever identified. the subsequent, she reveals herself flung into the nice and cozy and salty waters of an strange global. sparkling moths fall to the waves round her, and the graceful our bodies of unseen fish waft opposed to her submerged ankles.

The international is Stormwrack, a sequence of island countries with numerous cultures and economies—and a language diverse from any Sophie has heard.

Sophie doesn't comprehend it but, yet she has simply stepped into the center of a political firestorm, and a conspiracy which could wreck an international she has simply discovered… her global, the place all people turns out to understand who she is, and the place she is forbidden to stay.

But Sophie is obdurate, and clever, and refuses to be forged adrift by way of those that don't be aware of her and but want her long past. With assistance from a sister she hasn't ever identified, and a boat captain who could relatively she had by no means arrived, she needs to navigate the shoals of the hugely charged politics of Stormwrack, and win the proper to choose for herself no matter if she remains during this wondrous international . . . or is doomed to exile

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By A. M. Dellamonica

One minute, twenty-four-year-old Sophie Hansa is in a San Francisco alley attempting to shop the lifetime of the aunt she hasn't ever identified. the subsequent, she reveals herself flung into the nice and cozy and salty waters of an strange global. sparkling moths fall to the waves round her, and the graceful our bodies of unseen fish waft opposed to her submerged ankles.

The international is Stormwrack, a sequence of island countries with numerous cultures and economies—and a language diverse from any Sophie has heard.

Sophie doesn't comprehend it but, yet she has simply stepped into the center of a political firestorm, and a conspiracy which could wreck an international she has simply discovered… her global, the place all people turns out to understand who she is, and the place she is forbidden to stay.

But Sophie is obdurate, and clever, and refuses to be forged adrift by way of those that don't be aware of her and but want her long past. With assistance from a sister she hasn't ever identified, and a boat captain who could relatively she had by no means arrived, she needs to navigate the shoals of the hugely charged politics of Stormwrack, and win the proper to choose for herself no matter if she remains during this wondrous international . . . or is doomed to exile

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When I awoke, Netti was sitting at the table in my room. Arising from the bed with an unintentionally abrupt movement, I was flung upward and hit my head on the ceiling. "When you only weigh 20 pounds you have to be a little more careful," Netti remarked, with a good-natured, philosophical air. The specific reason he had come to my cabin was to tell me what to do in the event my weightlessness should make me feel seasick. I was in fact already experiencing such symptoms. There was a special signal button in my room connected to a buzzer in his room so that I could always call for him if I again needed his help.

The winter air streamed in under the awning, pleasantly cooling my burning face but unable to penetrate my warm clothing. Thousands of stars twinkled and shimmered above us, while through the transparent floor of the gondola I could see the black dots of the houses growing smaller. The bright spots of the electric lights of the capital receded into the distance and the snowy plain shone a dull, bluish white far below us. I felt dizzy. At first the sensation was slight and almost pleasant, but as it grew stronger I was forced to close my eyes to get rid of it.

Were it not for these tremendous variations in velocity we would be unable to reach either Earth or Venus, because even though they are relatively close-6o and 100 million kilometers respectively-at the speed of, say, your trains it would take us centuries rather than months to cover the distance. " "The motive power of the etheroneph is provided by a certain radioactive substance which we can obtain in great quantities. We have discovered a method of accelerating its decay by hundreds of thousands of times.

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