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By Alex Scarrow

ISBN-10: 1409103064

ISBN-13: 9781409103066

The area lies devastated after the large oil difficulty that used to be defined in final gentle. Human society has kind of totally damaged down and thousands lie lifeless of hunger or disorder. There are just one or beacon groups that experience controlled to model a brand new approach to life. Jenny Sutherland runs this type of teams. in keeping with a sequence of decaying offshore oil rigs - for protection - a number of hundred humans have rebuilt a semblance of normality during this in a different way useless international. yet as Jenny and her humans discover their atmosphere once more, they begin to grasp now not each survivor has a similar imaginative and prescient of a higher destiny than their catastrophic prior. There are humans in the market who could take every little thing they've got. struggle is coming, and the stakes are really gigantic ...

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D e ad l y E r r o r s | 25 “Here,” he said, handing it to his partner. At 57 Bill still looked like a Marine drill sergeant. Lanky, not an ounce of extra fat. From running every day, Tyler thought. Compulsive about it. Also clad in green scrubs, Bill held up a rectangular oak box the size of a small jewelry case. Loupes. Magnifying eyeglasses worn by most neurosurgeons. ” His partner spun the combination lock to his locker. A triangle of sweat darkened the midline of Bill’s scrub shirt by at least two shades.

Aggravate the vocal cords into spasm and the resulting lack of oxygen will cause Larry’s brain to crush the brain stem. He lifted Larry’s chin, tilting the entire head back toward him and opened the mouth. Laryngoscope in left hand, he slipped the silver blade into the mouth and over the tongue, inserting almost all the curved part before pulling straight up. The pale pink larynx popped into view, both vocal cords glistening in the light. Holding the scope steady, never losing sight of the cords, he held out his right hand.

Well then—” “I’ll do it,” Tyler interrupted. ” Soon as the words flew from his mouth a feeling of panic shouldered aside his confident reply. Unlike the well-lit operating room where a few anesthesiologists allowed him to practice this skill, this area had poor lighting and he was wedged awkwardly between the scanner and the wall. ” The CT tech pulled the white sheet over Larry’s exposed genitals. Pale yellow urine flowed down the plastic tube toward the collection bag. The nurse gently pushed Tyler aside as she wheeled a stretcher next to the scanner.

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