|Ring of Charon, the (1990) [Novel]|
by Roger MacBride Allen
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Series: Hunted Earth
The coming from JPL went dead.
In the middle of View Screen Three, Earth flashed out of existence.
The Moon hung in the telescope now.
Larry sat there, watching the monitor screen on frozen horror.
The comm people were already jumping up, checking their gear. "It's everything," one of them said. "All comm links with Earth just went dead."
Everything. Larry sat motionless, his heart pounding.
Somehow, impossibly, the harmless gravity-wave beam, so weakened at that range ha it couldn't have mussed a child's hair-
Somehow it had vaporized the Earth.
Eyes began to turn toward Larry. Eyes that were no longer friendly or excited. Larry could feel project director Simon Raphael's malevolent stare drilling into the back of his skull.
Larry Chao had destroyed the Earth
And that was only the beginning...
Original title: The Ring of Charon
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction