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The Finding of Haldgren

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Published: 1932
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,467 / 97 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,217
Added to site: 2009.08.18
mnybks.net#: 25032
Origin: gutenberg.org

Chet Ballard answers the pinpoint of light that from the craggy desolation of the moon stabs out man's old call for help.

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r, dead wrong! And I'll make you admit it, too.

"No--don't interrupt! I'm going to say what I please, and this is it, Commander:

"Hang onto that jewel you were giving me. Keep it ready. For I'm going to the Moon. I'm going to find Haldgren, if he's still living when I get there. And, at the least, I will bring back some record to show he is the man we should honor.

"Haldgren, alive or dead, was the first man to conquer space. Neither Harkness nor I would steal an atom of his glory. I'll have the proof when I come back. And when I come--"

* * * * *

For an instant the ready grin that marked Chet's irresistible good nature lighted up his face with a silent echo of some laugh-provoking thought occurring in his mind.

"--when I do come, Commander, I will make you eat your words. It's you who will be out of the Service then, laughed out!"

The Commander smiled, too; smiled coldly, complacently, while his head shook.

"Again you are mistaken," he told Chet; "never

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2014.04.29
JoJo Biggins
*....

Written in the old style in which an exlamation point follows every sentence! Just couldn't get into this story! It's really bad!


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