The Fourth Portal
Age Rating:PG
Submitted:Sunday, 6 July 2008
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(3 ratings)
Read by:475 different readers

The Odyssey carried 600 passengers and 12 crew. Among them: Claire Samuels - ships engineer; Brody Wilson - a young techno geek looking for an adventure; Adam Pearce - hoping to start a new life for himself; James Houston - corporate magnate expanding his empire. Their destination: Selenta VIII in the Germandra System.

On Selenta City, Governor Hobson is preparing for the arrival of the Odyssey. When a mysterious man shows up knowing more about the Odyssey than he should, the Governor and his Head of Security struggle to stay one step ahead.

When an explosion forces the Odyssey to crash on a nearby planet, it becomes a battle for power as Claire, Brody and Adam fight James for control of the computer core and their survival.


List of chapters

Ch. 1 The Departure
Ch. 2 Inconsistant Readings
Ch. 3 Mysterious Arrival
Ch. 4 The fourth jump
Ch. 5 Incomplete Records
Ch. 6 Crashlanded
Ch. 7 Interrogation
Ch. 8 The Computer Core
Ch. 9 Suspicious Behaviour
Ch. 10 Time to Take Charge
Ch. 11 Disappearing Act
Ch. 12 A man's job
Ch. 13 Emergency Protocols Activated
Ch. 14 Taking Charge
Ch. 15 Search and Rescue Delayed
Ch. 16 Disregard for authority
Ch. 17 Sharing Information
Ch. 18 Dismantling the wreck
Ch. 19 Previous Encounter


M.J. Robertson Tuesday, 22 January 2013
This is the first story I've read on here so far, which makes me the new guy. I'm only one chapter in, but I'm enjoying your story so far. Good characterization and an interesting introduction. I'm looking forward to reading more.
Shane C. Wednesday, 16 December 2009
3 chapters into it and I like it so far. I will read more.
I like the chapter size, not too short and not too long either.
The Writer Wednesday, 21 October 2009
this is so awesome!
Lizzie Rogers Monday, 26 January 2009
This is very good, please write more soon!

Feel free to check out my books!
"Safe" and "Stranded"
C.J. Sinclair Wednesday, 29 October 2008
Yeah it was for The Survivor. You used the word glitch in the first sentence and then agin two more time in the next few paragraphs. Its probably just me but I find things like that strange. Thanks for checking out In Human Form I'm not sure if I should continue with it, I've just arranged to have Ravenmyth published and I don't know if I'll have the time. I haven't had time to read much more of your work so I don't know if you answer this in coming chapters, but is the alien rescue a trap, it seems that their other ship turned up hellofa fast after they were aboard the Earth ship. Anyway I will try to find time to read more of your stuff it is good.
Cheers C.J. Sinclair

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