Not far away in space, the fate of people on seven planets rests on the shoulders of the Consuls of the Near-Star Forum. And when the Consuls need help, they call Rayk Hazen. In this story, Jan and Rayk get lost in the desert on Gleez. Then a rock slide blocks their way. And then troops catch them and bring them to the Thought Lab. But what does the leader of the Thought Lab want from Rayk?
Each book in this easy-reading series consists of one story that features the most common 1000 words in the English language, Each of the five stories are meant to subtly reinforce commonly used vocabulary through single plot stories that feature natural dialogue. Their mature look makes them ideal for use as reading practice for struggling readers ages 11 to 18 and up.