The Unexpected (Animorphs #44)
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This series follows the story of a group of five young kids who must use their knowledge and newly acquired ability to "morph" into any animal they touch to try to save the world from invading aliens.
to get home. I wanted my parents. I wanted my farm. I missed Jake. And Rachel. Tobias and Ax. Even Marco. The Chee couldn't cover for me forever. Could they? My two hours were probably up. I demorphed. Slowly. Cautiously. Night had fallen. Above me all I could see were stars and a full moon sitting low in the sky. No Bug fighters. No stalled-out airplanes. No gym teacher gunning for me with an elephant rifle. I stood and peeked over the edge of the ravine. Nothing. A wide flat stretch of
then grew louder. It sounded like - I sat up. An airplane. Chapter 17 I shielded my eyes against the sun. A small silver plane glinted on the horizon. I raced from the lean-to and waved my arms over my head. "Hey! Down here! Stop! STOP! Hey, down here!" It was a small plane, flying low. It buzzed closer and closer and was now almost directly overhead. "STO-O-O-O-O-OP!" I jumped up and down in the sand, waving my arms like a crazed referee. Tjala bounded out of the lean-to and ran in
Cuuurrrreeeeeeeeeeek. My shoulder bones cracked and widened. Wings narrowed and shot downward, the size of human arms. Schluuuuup. A thumb, then four fingers, pale and bumpy like a plucked chicken, shot from the tip of each wing. Rib bones melted and reshaped, growing to my normal size. Legs straightened and lengthened, the claws softening into ten toes on two human feet. And then I stopped morphing. I was still more gull than girl, a weird mix of fluffy wings and pure horror. The Blair
The chunk of wreckage was being flown down in a commercial airliner, then transported to a Marine base, loaded onto a stealth jet, and flown to a NASA lab in Washington. It was just what we were waiting for, proof that the Yeerks were here. On Earth. In America. If the government knew about the Yeerks, we wouldn't have to fight alone. The secret Yeerk invasion would no longer be a secret. But if we knew about the chunk of Bug fighter, you could bet the Yeerks knew about it, too. They wouldn't
8 Crrrrreeeeeeeennnnnnnkkk. Metal against metal. The crate skidded across the floor of the cargo hold. A suitcase burst open as it flew past me. Shirts and underwear flapped out into space. I had to get the door closed! I dug my claws into the corners of the crate and reached one paw toward the ceiling. The suction nearly ripped off my front leg. I braced myself. The edge of the door was almost in reach. Another inch. Crrrrreeeeeeeennnnnnnkkk. The crate skidded forward. My paw brushed the