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, Rayk hopes to win the air-cycle races again this year. His friend Jan comes along, but why is the army leader from Vork there, too? It’s lucky that Rayk has such a fast space ship!
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.