Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers)
Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we find Peter leaving the relative security of Mollusk Island-along along with his relied on spouse Tinker Bell-for the chilly, damp streets of London. On a tricky trip around the sea, he and Tink observe the darkish and lethal, slithering part-man/part-creature Lord Ombra. apparently the feared Ombra has various mysterious powers together with the power to make shadows disappear. whilst Peter reaches London, he units out to discover the indomitable Molly. jointly they need to wrestle Ombra's bad forces to either shield the Starcatchers and the precious starstuff and most significantly to rescue Molly's mom from the clutches of evil. Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have performed it again-written a compulsively readable, impossible-to-put-down story that may pride readers of every age.
Going to need to placed you down,” stated Peter, sounding some distance calmer than he felt. “When I do, you begin operating towards Stonehenge.” “But,” stated George, having a look down, “what approximately the—” “Don’t fear in regards to the wolves,” acknowledged Peter. “I’ll look after them.” you are going to? stated Tink. How? “What did she say?” stated Molly. “She stated to not worry,” acknowledged Peter. “Hang on.” With a grunt and a surprising violent swoop ahead, Peter carried the now-heavy varieties of Molly and George ten yards farther on, and set them.
stated. “Within the hour, in fact.” As his spouse and daughter absorbed this unsatisfied information, Leonard rose, went to the massive dining-room window, and beckoned. Seconds later there has been a knock on the entrance door. Waving off the servant who seemed immediately, Leonard went to respond to the door himself. He back to the eating room with 3 males, all good dressed, all serious-looking, all fairly huge. one of many males held a leash hooked up to a puppy, additionally relatively huge. “Louise and Molly,” acknowledged Leonard, “may.
Them,” stated Nerezza. “Are you prepared, Lord Ombra?” The darkish shape, which were totally immobile considering the fact that they'd left the dock, stirred, and immediately the opposite 4 occupants of the cab felt less warm, a lot chillier. The hooded head grew to become towards the window, yet didn't contact the closed color. “Too soon,” stated the groaning voice. “Have the driving force move round and go back here.” “Yes, m’lord,” Nerezza stated, leaning out and passing the order alongside to the cab driving force. The black cab rumbled ahead into.
Away, like they was once afraid to examine him.” “Nerezza?” acknowledged an incredulous voice. “Afraid?” “That’s what it regarded like,” stated the boy. “Then what?” “Then the guy went down the companionway, speedy as anything—it was once like he flowed down, like water down a drain. after which he used to be gone.” Doakes’s account of the unusual customer used to be immediately the debate of the send. lots of the team believed the boy, yet there have been a couple of doubters—for it slow. Their doubts vanished the 1st time the nippiness descended.
Base, it tapered right into a lengthy, darkish teardrop form that stretched around the flooring. The teardrop shadow hooked up to Ombra. He glided towards them, his black hood swiveling left and correct, looking; its flow self reliant of these of the shadow. “Molly!” The shadow’s plaintive voice pierced Molly’s center. “Please!” Molly stared on the oncoming shapes, frozen. Peter grabbed her by way of the arm, pulled her again into the archway. “It’s no longer her, Molly,” he whispered. “It’s not.” Molly allowed.