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Android Planet (Space: 1999, Book 8) by John Rankine

By John Rankine


The mysterious planet Pelorus stares out of major project Control's star-scanning process like a gigantic orange unblinking eye. Is it bold Alpha to make the 1st move?

Or is Pelorus—millions of light-years from mom Earth—their long-awaited new home?

The Alphans make their fateful selection, and they're thrust into the guts of an android international the place superhuman beings wield extraordinary guns. Their in simple terms likelihood of rescue is to belief a humanoid tribe whose pleasant smiles cover a mystery of devastating impression!

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