Day of Deliverance: A Jack Christie Adventure 2
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The exciting second installment in the Jack Christie adventures.
Jack and Angus’s time travels are heating up again, and this time the boys must save Queen Elizabeth I from an early death. Meeting the playwright Marlowe and a young actor named William Shakespeare along the way, Jack and Angus will have to use all their bravery and skill to thwart their archenemy, Pendleshape, and his misguided notions of changing history.
needed reminding. “Remember, the Taurus itself stays put – it focuses the energy and creates the temporary wormhole. But to move through time and space, you need to have physical contact with your time phone. You need it to go… and to get back again. While back in time, the time phones are controlled and tracked by the Taurus. Of course, they will only work when the Taurus is at the right energy state, and also when there is a strong enough time signal.” The Rector had also reminded them of the
events of the morning and its main street was swarming with people, animals and carts of all sorts. Angus slowed down a little and miraculously they managed to slalom their way through the throng. As they reached the far side of the village, Jack snatched a second look behind. The pursuing horsemen were still there – and they were getting closer. He thumped Angus on the back. “They’re gaining!” The river came back into view on the left of the track. It was slow-moving but brown and swollen from
were all searched. And anyway, he would never get away with it – have you seen the number of guards around the place?” “Well, we know he’s up to something and we know that Pendelshape can’t be far away… or Whitsun and Gift, for that matter. We need to be ready, just…” At that moment, their conversation was cut short as the large double doors at the rear of the hall flew open. Henslowe had been manning the wrong entrance and missed his big chance to thrust himself in front of the queen. She
letter. By waiting and laying the trap here at Hampton Court we knew we would catch any other plotters red-handed.” Walsingham nodded. “Your point is fair.” Then he turned angrily towards Angus. “But you… smuggling a weapon into the palace…” Jack intervened before Angus could answer. “Sir, a theatrical prop – just like the swords.” As he spoke, Jack spotted a knowing smile of approval cross Tony’s lips. “Indeed, sir,” Tony continued, “the fact that this young man saw the danger of Christo and
the unknown, but our position is clear: the human race is not some sort of experiment in a petri dish to fiddle around with.” “Well one thing is for sure,” Joplin said breezily, “we now know much more about what did happen – including the plot to kill the queen.” “What do you mean, Theo?” “Well, as you know, the plot already exists in the historical archive; however, it’s practically a footnote. But we know from what we saw at Hampton Court that it was one of the most dramatic of the many