By William Dietrich
At America's base on the South Pole, 26 humans wave so long to the final aircraft out sooner than wintry weather. within the days and weeks forward they will be established not only through unbelievable climate extremes, yet by means of a assassin motive on removing them.
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My job is important. If the planet was heating, it would perversely show up here first, just like the ozone hole had. If their ice plateau melted, it would drown the world's ports. Antarctica was a global trip wire, warning humans if industrialization had gone too far. Jed Lewis was this winter's Paul Revere. "Kind of cozy," he commented. Indeed, the elevated building felt like a tree house. A boy's fort. "You've got good duty," Cameron said. "Your job forces you to get outside each day so you don't become a dome slug, and you get some privacy and independence out here.
Lewis asked. "Our estimable astrophysicist, Michael M. Moss. Pooh-bah of the Pole. " He pointed to the other building on stilts, three-quarters of a mile away. " His stomach growled again. Cameron was looking at Lewis curiously. "Mickey usually isn't this welcoming. He can't remember half the names on the base. " Cameron shook his head. "No, he doesn't. " CHAPTER FOUR Nine-tenths of the universe is missing, Lewis. " Michael M. "Mickey" Moss leaned back in his desk chair in the astronomy building and waited to be asked for clarification, his hands making a tent in front of an expression both regal and watchful.
Dana radioed the scoreless result. "Now we know why we won the America's Cup," the Kiwis radioed back, the comment buzzing with static. "I guess athletics aren't Nurse Nancy's forte," Lewis observed. "Not after teatime anyway," Geller murmured again. "If you need something checked, try to see her in the morning. " "Ah, I don't know. " "You get the best and worst at the Pole. Missionaries and escapees. How many good doctors can walk away from their practices for a year? It's like the old naval surgeons.
Dark Winter by William Dietrich