By Dave Barry
Aidan and Sarah Cooper don't know what they are moving into one afternoon once they find a mysterious coded rfile in a mystery compartment of an old English table their father lately obtained at an public sale. anything concerning the rfile turns out frequent to Sarah, and that evening she realizes what it's: the record appears pertaining to a few books she has read-the Starcatchers sequence, in regards to the starting place of Peter Pan. yet how may well that be? The record turns out a long way older than the books. and naturally, the books are only stories.
Curious, Sarah and Aidan start to decipher the mysterious record. initially it is a game-unraveling the secret piece via piece, every piece prime them to a brand new, deeper puzzle. yet quickly the sport turns strange-and frightening. Pursued through a being which could take any shape and should cease at not anything to get what it desires from them, Aidan and Sarah embark on a determined, exciting quest for help-a quest that leads them to a few unforgettable humans in a few not likely areas, together with one that isn't alleged to exist in any respect.
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Hook ambled over to the guts of the compound, the place a stout publish used to be embedded firmly within the floor. there has been an iron ring bolted to the publish. hooked up to this ring used to be a brief, heavy, iron chain that ran to a different iron ring outfitted snugly round Peter’s neck. the hoop at the publish used to be situated simply excessive sufficient in order that Peter couldn't take a seat at the flooring, but additionally simply low sufficient in order that he couldn't stand absolutely upright. He used to be pressured to stay in an uncomfortable crouch; if he dozed and allowed his physique to sag, the choking strain of the neck ring jerked him painfully unsleeping. To make issues worse, his arms have been certain tightly in the back of his again. He had spent the evening in hideous soreness. Hook had by no means been happier. Peter’s eyes have been closed, yet Hook knew he couldn't be drowsing. He gave Peter a pointy kick within the shin, which prompted Peter’s head to jerk upright till the chain stopped it violently. Peter glared at Hook with eyes reddened from exhaustion and soreness. “Been crying, have we? ” stated Hook. Peter acknowledged not anything. “You know,” acknowledged Hook, conversationally, “I had meant to kill you once I captured you. however it has been quite a bit enjoyable seeing you this way…I hate to determine it finish. ” He touched his hook to Peter’s neck. Peter drew again, yet just a couple of inches prior to the chain stopped him. The hook discovered his neck back, its aspect simply brushing Peter’s epidermis. “But be aware of this, boy,” acknowledged Hook. “You will die. and shortly. ” He twitched the hook a bit of. A bead of blood seemed on Peter’s neck. Hook observed soreness in Peter’s eyes, and worry. This happy him. Then he observed whatever else, only for a flickering speedy, earlier than Peter masked it. The boy had obvious whatever. Hook whirled, and he observed it, too: a small, agile determine hiking over the wall close to the fort’s heavy gate. The boy dropped to the floor, speedy through a moment boy. “Intruders! ” Hook bellowed, kicking the snoozing males round him. “Get them! ” The pirates have been miraculous to their ft, blinking. “What is it, Cap’n? ” acknowledged Smee. “Intruders! ” Smee blinked. “Where, Cap’n? ” “There, you idjit! ” yelled Hook, shoving Smee. “By the gate! ” As Smee and the others stumbled around the compound, Hook observed that the intruders have been of the misplaced Boys. They ran to the gate, quick slid apart the heavy plank that held it close, then begun beginning the gate. throughout the establishing dashed 3 extra misplaced Boys. “Get them! ” Hook yelled back, yet he used to be feeling much less involved now. If the Mollusks have been attacking, he may have reason for fear. however the Mollusks have been overwhelmed. those have been simply childrens creating a pathetic try and rescue their captured chief. They have been no fit for Hook and his males. no one was once a fit for Hook, so long as he had the gold field. The gate was once extensive open now. The pirates have been stumbling round chasing after the men, who have been thus far eluding them. however the boys have been making no attempt to get to Peter. Hook frowned. what sort of rescue try out was once this? all of sudden, it happened to him: the scampering boys have been a diversion. “Close the gate! ” he bellowed.