Freedom's Ransom

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Author: Anne McCaffrey
Barcode/ISBN13: 9780552160698
ISBN: 0552160695
Imprint/Brand: Corgi
Release Date: Sep 2010
Format: A Paperback
Series: Catteni 04
Number of Pages: 368
Price $AUD: Now $15.00
Was $23.95
This is a discount of 37.4%
Categories: Book
Science Fiction

The inhabitants of the penal planet Botany had fought a grim and dangerous war to free themselves from their Eosi overlords. Now the Eosi were gone, and both Botany and Earth were free again - free, but in serious trouble as the theft of all their communications satellites by the Catteni (working for their Eosi masters) had left them isolated and in a desperate situation.Hoping that everything stolen from them would be returned, they found that Catteni greed had triumphed. The merchants of Barevi refused to give up the stolen goods unless a substantial ransom was paid.Earth was in a particularly bad way: disease, vandalism, starvation and the breakdown of their mechanical world had left its people fighting for survival. They desperately needed the goods the Barevi were hoarding.And so Zainal, Kris, and a courageous team from Botany set off to try and outwit the thieving merchants. It was an expedition that led to a horrifying replay of an old nightmare for Kris - and only Zainal could save her and the future of both Earth and Botany.

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