By Anthony Horowitz
While an research right into a sequence of mysterious deaths leads brokers to an elite prep college for rebellious young ones, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. prior to he is familiar with it, Alex is putting out with the sons of the wealthy and strong, and anything feels fallacious. those former juvenile delinquents have became well-behaved, studious—and identical—overnight. it truly is as much as Alex to determine who's masterminding this nefarious plot, prior to they locate him.
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Tha twas whilst Alex struck. H e ha d been lyin g less than the water, watchin g the imprecise shapes of the youngsters as though via a sheet of thick brown glas . s The barrel of the shotgun used to be in his mouth. The res tof the gun was once jus tabove the outside of the lake. He used to be usin g the hol ow tubes to respire. Now he rose u - p a nightmare creature oozin g dust an d water, with fury in his eyes. Rufus heard him bu the was once to o overdue. Alex swun g the shotgun, catchin g Rufus within the smal of the again. Rufus grunte d an d fel t o his knees, his personal gun fal in g ou tof his fingers. Alex picked i tu . p there have been tw o cartridges within the breech. He snapped the gun shu . t Rufus looke d a thim, and abruptly al the confidence ha d long past an d he was once jus ta stupi , d fearful teenage ,r strugglin g t o ge tto his knees. "Alex . . . " the only observe got here ou tas a whimper. I twas as though he have been seeing Alex for the firs ttime. " 'Im sorry! " he snivele . d "We weren' treal y goin g to hu rt you. I twas a shaggy dog story. Fiona pu tus u p t o i . t We jus twante d t o scare you. Please . . . " Alex pause , d breathin g seriously. "Ho w d o I ge tout of right here? " he aske . d "Jus tfol ow the lake aroun , d " Rufus sai . d "The ' re s a direction. " Rufus was once stil on his knee . s there have been tears in his eyes. Alex learned that he used to be pointin g the silve - r plate d shotgun in his path. H e turne d i taway, disguste d with himsel . f This boy wasn' tthe enemy. He was once nothin . g "Don' tfol o w me," Alex sai d and commenced t o stroll. "Please! " Rufus cal e d afte rhim. "Can Ihave my gun again? My mothe rwould kil me if I los ti . t" Alex stoppe . d He weighed the weapon in his arms, then thre w i twith al his energy. The handcrafte d Italian shotgun spun two times within the dyin g ligh ,t then disappeare d with a touch within the heart of the lake. "Yo ' u re to o younger to play with guns," he sai . d H e walke d away, letting the fores tswal ow him u . p TH E TUNNEL TH E guy SITTING IN TH E gol , d vintage chair turne d his head slowly an d gazed out the window at the sno - w covere d slopes of Poin tBlan . c D . r Hugo Grief used to be virtually sixty years outdated with sho , rt white hair an d a face that was once almos tcolorless to . o His epidermis was once white, his lips obscure shadows. Even his tongue was once n o greater than grey. An d ye ,t in contrast clean backgroun , d he wore round cord glasses with darkish crimson lenses. For hello , m the whole worl d will be the colour of bloo . d He had lon g arms, the nails appealing y nail cutting . d He used to be dresse d in a gloomy swimsuit buttoned u p to his neck. If there have been such a skinny g as a vampi , re i tmigh tlook a great deal like Dr. Hug o Grief. "I have come to a decision d t o circulate the Gemini venture int o its las tphase," he sai . d He spoke with a South African accen ,t bitin g int o each one wo rd prior to i tlef this mouth. "There should be n o additional hold up. " "I understan , d Dr. Grief. " a lady sa topposite Dr. Grie ,f dresse d in tigh - t fittin g spandex with a sweatband aroun d her hea .