(From the publisher):
The time: 2520
The place: The planet Gauguin
, a world of soaring mountains, glowing, phosporescent seas, and glittering black sands. A world more beautiful — and more dangerous — than its colonists ever dreamed possible.
When Sean Matthews is injured in a mysterious accident, his friends have a hard time accepting the official explanation. How could the hoverscooter he was riding have been completely demolished, while Sean himself escaped without a scratch? Yet now he lies comatose, and the prognosis is grim.
Determined to find out exactly what happened and why it's being covered up, Arkady, Noriko, and Philippa conduct their own investigation. Searching for the site of the accident, they're led hight into the mountains. What they discover answers their questions — but endangers their lives. The only thing that can save them now is the psychic link they all share, and that may depend entirely on Sean ....
Original title: Zero-Sum Games
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Science Fiction