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Captain Future Audiobook #12 Planets in Peril - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA712
Captain Future Audiobook #12 Planets in Peril


 
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Captain Future #12 Audiobook
Planets in Peril
by Edmond Hamilton
Read by Milton Bagby
 
Through an unguessable abyss fraught with peril, Curt Newton and the Futuremen set out to save the remnants of a great civilization from suicide and destruction!
 
Mort Weisinger, Thrilling Publications’ go to Science Fiction Editor, presented author Edmond Hamilton with a concept for a futuristic hero cast in the mold of Doc Savage. This was a calculated move, as Hamilton had already built a strong reputation as a popular writer of space opera. Hamilton took the rudimentary odds and ends that Weisinger had come up with and stitched them together into Captain Future, using another story that he’d written - The Three Planeteers, as a blueprint.
 
Ready to battle with fists and weapons if he has to, Captain Future also has other skills that come into play. Curtis Newton isn’t simply smart, but he shows compassion throughout the series, for those around him and aliens new to him. Unlike many science fiction heroes, Captain Future doesn’t assume that a new being he encounters is evil just because they are different. Many of the conflicts are simply misunderstandings and Captain Future proves himself as strong a diplomat as he is a fighter.
 
Mystery is an element of many of the Captain Future stories. Curt Newton and the Futuremen are often faced with not only saving an alien race or preventing planetary destruction, but also learning who is behind the latest evil deed or how it is being done. The way in which the science fiction whodunits are built in the stories aren’t simply throwaway devices. Clues are left and facts are shared with readers, making the final solution believable and exciting, letting them reveal the bad guy right alongside Captain Future.
 
Rocket into science fiction adventure and discover new worlds. Ripped from the pages of the Fall 1942 issue of Captain Future magazine, “Planets in Peril” is read with wonder and excitement by Milton Bagby.
 
Chapter 1: People from Beyond
Chapter 2: The Futuremen
Chapter 3: National Hero
Chapter 4: Into Infinity
Chapter 5: Dusk of Empire
Chapter 6: Under the Red Moons
Chapter 7: On a Dead World
Chapter 8: Trail to Danger
Chapter 9: Discovery
Chapter 10: Disaster
Chapter 11: Checkmate
Chapter 12: The Unbodied
Chapter 13: Phantom Prisoners
Chapter 14: Into the Darkness
Chapter 15: Graveyard of Suns
Chapter 16: World of Dread
Chapter 17: In the Citadel
Chapter 18: Escape
Chapter 19: Deadly Secret
Chapter 20: Revelation
 

Milton Bagby is a veteran radio announcer and voiceover specialist who first turned to audiobooks in 2010. Since then, Milton has worked on over a hundred audiobook projects as a narrator or producer. Drawing upon years of stage acting and the occasional bit part in films, Milton uses his experience to create characters that stand out in the ear of the listener.
 
“I am very much aware that a perfect stranger is going to invest eight or ten hours listening to me tell a story. I do my best to give the listener an experience in which the characters in that story come alive and sound real.”
 
When not behind a microphone, Milton is a writer. In addition to the well-received Rick Burkhart crime novels, Milton writes a line of 1950s style pulp stories, and is the author of dozens of magazine articles and two non-fiction books. Milton and his wife live in Nashville.

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