The Return (Animorphs, Book 48)

The Return (Animorphs, Book 48)

K. A. Applegate

Language: English

Pages: 54


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David, the "sixth Animorph," is back. When the Animorphs and Ax decided to give another human being the power to morph, it was one their biggest mistakes. David tried to destroy all of them - and almost succeeded. Rachel and the others thought they'd seen the last of him when they trapped David as a nothlit. Leaving him on a deserted island to live out his days as a rat . . .     

They were wrong.     

Rachel knows what a threat David is. He's cunning and dangerous. Worst of all, he knows their secrets. Now he's captured Rachel as part of his plan to take over everything. David wants power. Money. But more than anything, he wants revenge. . . .













But it was hard. So many competing emotions! Pity. Guilt. Fear. Rage. I am not some kind of nut! Impossible to focus! David's voice. Not just rage. Pure unadulterated hate. It coursed through my body like jet fuel. I would morph to rat. I would pretend to cooperate. And when I got the chance, I would kill David. I would kill him and his punks. SCHWOOP! My arms retracted. My legs shrank. I was

there was no escape. Not from the cube. Not from his voice. In spite of myself, I was curious.

seconds. I said. Tattoo pointed his gun at the lock on the box and fired. BANG! Two seconds. I leaped! There were no steel coils in my joints, but the rat's legs were powerful enough. I was demorphing before my nose even touched the lid of the box. Boing! The lid sprang open. I heard David squeak in protest as some part of my partly formed human body - probably a foot - crowded him into a corner. My legs stretched out. Little claws

their results. He needed my results. So why had I been carrying around all that guilt, all by myself? Why had I been shouldering so much of the pain? I looked at Cassie's face. It was a sweet face. It was wise, too. But still . . . I don't know . . . oddly innocent somehow. I'd been protecting her. Them. Jake. Cassie. Tobias. Even Marco and Ax. Helping to protect their innocence. Letting them see themselves as the good guys. It was a symbiotic relationship. Or co-dependent, whatever. They

pandemonium. Chapter 3 The President was the prize in a serious game of tug-of-war. Secret Service agents inside the helicopter were trying to pull him in. A Hork-Bajir-Controller was trying to pull him out. At least ten Taxxons writhed and hissed and hungered for blood. Several Hork-Bajir hung onto various parts of the chopper, attempting to prevent it from lifting off. One Hork-Bajir did a chin-up. The chopper blade took his head off. Horrible. The head rolled across the lawn, and five

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