The fate of humanity depends on seven Secrets, spoken of only in hushed whispers. By mistake, Torr, a boy on the brink of adulthood, finds himself and his friends, swept up in a battle between two evil empires struggling for power over the future of mankind.
Things go from bad to worse when he's marooned alone in space with only a dying stranger for company. As chaos threatens humanity's fragile grasp on life across the solar system, Torr discovers that all is not as it seems. Embarking on a quest to discover and recover the Celestial Secrets before they fall into the wrong hands he's caught up in the adventure of a lifetime, encountering strange people and unusual creatures beyond his imagination.
Prematurely thrust into an adult's world, Torr's about to attempt the impossible. Will he and his new friends survive? They don't know, but one thing's certain, finding out is going to be the most thrilling thing they've ever tried.
A heart-warming tale of adventure of the not so distant future for boys, girls as well as their parents and guardians, mixing science and fiction in an extraordinary blend of humor and imagination.
The fantastic, first installment to the space hopping epic; the Astro Saga. Follow the quest for the Celestial Secrets from the beginning. Told over a series of seven books. Each, a story in itself, it's a tale that involves dragons, dinosaurs, two evil empires, His Imperial Majesty's armed forces, clones, pirates, aliens, dazzling technological weaponry, more secrets than you can carry and a handful of children just trying to find a way to survive amid all the confusion.
Growing up has never been so dangerous and the uncovering of each Secret, develops a darker and more perilous story than the previous.
'Someday's it's only the humor that gets me through', Nattie Vodianova, mysterious stowaway.
Suitable for children as well as young teens and recommended for parents who want to keep their children interested in reading. Designed for ongoing family interaction and debate, reading together or alone. Digestible chapters with 'just one more...' endings, frequent artwork and an open invitation for readers to write and publish their own tales and artwork set in the Astro Saga universe.
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Robert Smithbury (Author)
Summary: Robert has published a series of illustrated science fiction novels to promote reading levels in Children from 7+. He's also set-up a media co-operative to help others publish their work. Profile: When he's not a children's science fictio...