Escape Velocity (H.I.V.E.)

By Mark Walden

Now in paperback, a riveting installment in an action-packed series.

Students and employees at H.I.V.E.—the better Institute of Villainous Education—are horrified to find that Dr. Nero has been captured via the forces of H.O.P.E.—the adversarial Operative Prosecution Executive—the world’s latest and such a lot ruthlessly effective safety strength. Otto comes to a decision that the one method to locate Nero and the reality at the back of the lies is to flee H.I.V.E. yet he’s additionally suffering from a few newfound skills: Can he relatively unconsciously interface with pcs with no actual touch? And if he can, what precisely do his new powers suggest? In his look for solutions, Otto needs to flee H.I.V.E., and take the hazards that include being a rogue agent. Then he simply has to wreck into MI6…..

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300 metres . . . 200 metres . . . 100 metres . . . ’ Otto braced himself, awaiting the explosion. ‘Impact! ’ the guns officer yelled and an eerie silence fell over the command centre. there has been no explosion, the deck easily vibrating with the standard hum from the submarine’s robust engines. ‘Must were a dud,’ the guns officer stated, sounding stressed yet relieved. ‘Somehow I doubt that,’ Darkdoom acknowledged quietly. by surprise there has been a scraping thud at the hull, in actual fact audible contained in the command centre, after which one other and one other.

I suggest . . . why? ’ ‘I’m afraid we could have simply killed the single individual . . . thing,’ the operative corrected himself with a moderate shake of the top, ‘that can have almost certainly responded that. ’ ‘Well, not less than we have been getting the great night’s sleep,’ Franz acknowledged, cheerfully. ‘I’d hardly ever name being knocked subconscious with sedative gasoline an outstanding night’s sleep,’ Nigel stated, frowning. The occasions of the former evening have been the debate of the varsity. everybody appeared to have a thought approximately what had occurred yet not anyone really had any concrete info.

Franz swallowed difficult and went faded. It used to be no longer universal wisdom round the tuition yet Franz had taken Colonel Francisco down whereas he were below the consequences of the Contessa’s brain keep watch over. His activities can have kept H. I. V. E. however it had nonetheless been relatively humiliating for the Colonel. Detention, it seemed, was once going to be payback time. ‘Would or not it's making any distinction if i used to be to be announcing i used to be sorry? ’ Franz stated weakly. ‘No distinction at all,’ the Colonel spoke back with an evil smile. ‘I’ll see you after periods.

Raven, with me. ’ Darkdoom rushed out of the command centre and down the hall heading in the direction of the aft of the Megalodon, Raven shut at the back of him. ‘Come on,’ Otto acknowledged to the others they usually all moved quickly after them. They ran down the hall, the scraping sounds prior to them relocating fast down the outer hull. As they bumped into the room on the finish of the hall, defense guards with attack rifles have been already taking over positions round the escape-hatch airlocks. ‘Open fireplace purely on my command,’ Darkdoom acknowledged.

Either one of them dropped what used to be left in their pistols to the ground and slowly raised their arms. The armoured determine pressed the controls at the hilts of either swords back and spun in a blur, offering blunt beautiful blows to either men’s skulls and so they crumpled like puppets with their strings minimize. The intruder hurried to the 1st gurney, checked Otto’s pulse and took a small injector gun from their belt and pressed it to his neck. there has been a brief, sharp hiss and moments later Otto set free a gentle groan.

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