The Light-years Beneath My Feet (The Taken Trilogy)

The Light-years Beneath My Feet (The Taken Trilogy)

Alan Dean Foster


winning Chicago commodities dealer kidnapped by means of aliens

now not a headline from the nationwide Enquirer, simply Marcus Walker’s personal little Jerry Springer second. He was once certainly hustled aboard an alien Vilenjji starship, a part of a shipment of primitive creatures certain for the “civilized” a part of the galaxy, the place they’ll be offered . . . as pets. thankfully, there has been one other Earthling aboard, a scruffy puppy named George who’d been speech-enhanced to extend his marketplace price. Walker had spoken to lots of canines in his line of labor yet by no means to genuine animals. He and George shaped a right away bond, giving new desiring to “man’s most sensible friend.”

The Light-Years underneath My toes reveals Walker and George loose eventually, having controlled, with a few open air support, to outwit their kidnappers. yet now they're a million billion miles from Earth. Walker glories within the wonders of his rescuers’ hi-tech international and the joys of being humankind’s first galactic traveler–until he recollects the one position he desires to be is domestic. To take his brain off the miserable proven fact that he hasn’t the slightest proposal the place house is, by no means brain find out how to get there, the erstwhile commodities dealer turns into a chef.

Walker by no means imagined that whipping up cuisine for hard alien palates might result in a potential means home–or that the prospective approach domestic could contain swapping his easy-living followed planet for an all-out, age-old conflict many parsecs away. yet hello, it used to be considering a superb reason, he has George and their fellow escapees for corporation, and what else was once there to do, in addition to keep away from Vilenjji? lots, because it seems. . . .

From the Hardcover edition.

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