Year of publication: 2000
Sequence of author: Net force explorers(№13)
Science fiction, Children's adventures
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Tom Clancy, Steve Pieczenik, Diane Duane Deathworld Chapter 1 Nick stood in front of the gateway, and looked up and up at the pillars of it, there in the dark and the silence. The polished basalt pillars were very tall. There was no seeing the top of them. They seemed to stretch forever up into the darkness. But in the empty black air between them, words hung burning in red. They read: ABANDON HOPE ALL YE WHO ENTER HERE Nick stood there in the silence for a few more moments, and then walked through the gates. The first thing to assault him was the music, but then that was what he had come for, what had brought him here in the first place. Nick was finding it difficult to believe that there had ever been a time when he hadn't known about that particular bass beat, pounding and insistent. It was such a contrast to the voice singing above it, starting out so calm and scaling over the course of almost every song into a completely...