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The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind.

Suddenly:

We wish to talk.

Huh?

We surrender.

The aliens aren't supposed to surrender — they're supposed to die Now what is Johnny going to do with a fleet of alien prisoners who know their rights under the international rules of war and are demanding safe-conduct? It's hard enough trying to save Mankind from the Galactic Hordes. It's even harder trying to save the Galactic Hordes from Mankind.

But it's just a game, isn't it? Isn't it?

Master storyteller Terry Pratchett leaves readers breathless — with laughter, and with suspense — in a reality-bending tale of virtual heroism.

Synopsis:

Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell endures tensions between his parents, watches television coverage of the Gulf War, and plays a computer game called Only You Can Save Mankind, in which he is increasingly drawn into the reality of the alien ScreeWee. Reprint.

Synopsis:

It's just a game . . . isn't it?

The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind.

Suddenly, a message appears:

We wish to talk. We surrender.

But the aliens aren't supposed to surrender—they're supposed to die!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061975240
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Author:
Terry Pratchett
Author:
Pratchett, Terry
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
War
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Computer games
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-A to Z
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060725
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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Product details 224 pages HarperCollins - English 9780061975240 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell endures tensions between his parents, watches television coverage of the Gulf War, and plays a computer game called Only You Can Save Mankind, in which he is increasingly drawn into the reality of the alien ScreeWee. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , It's just a game . . . isn't it?

The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind.

Suddenly, a message appears:

We wish to talk. We surrender.

But the aliens aren't supposed to surrender—they're supposed to die!

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