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The Air Trust

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 80,726 / 245 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,526
Added to site: 2005.12.13
mnybks.net#: 12078
Origin: gutenberg.org

The story of a billionaire, the most sinister and cruel mind ever evolved, who attempts to control the very air people breathe, and the violent consequences of his ambition and greed.

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h was as mirthful as a grave-yard raven's croak. "Nothing to it, old man. Forget it, and stick to--"

"Of course! I might have expected as much from you!" retorted the Billionaire tartly. "You've got neither imagination nor--"

"Nor any fancy for wild-goose chases," said Waldron, easily, as he sat down in the big leather chair. "Air? Hot air, Flint! No, no, it won't do! Nothing to it nothing at all."

For a moment the Billionaire regarded him with a look of intense irritation. His thin lips moved, as though to emit some caustic answer; but he managed to keep silence. The two men looked at each other, a long minute; then Flint began again:

"Listen, now, and keep still! The idea came to me not an hour ago, this morning, looking over the city, here. We've got a finger on everything but the atmosphere, the most important thing of all. If we could control that--"

"Of course, I understand," interrupted the other, blowing a ring of smoke. "Unlimited power and so on. Looks ver

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