Contains Hal Spacejock books 7-9 plus Albion.
Hal and Clunk have an exciting new job. They must land their 200-ton cargo ship beside a remote, abandoned house and carry the contents to safety. Problem is, floodwaters are rising and there's very little time.
Then they discover the ground isn't very stable.
In fact, the landscape is about as firm as one of Hal's delivery dates.
So, it's not long before Hal and Clunk aren't so much on the job... as underneath it.
Hal Spacejock lands on planet Alteia, where he's so distracted by his own problems that he forgets to collect Clunk from the luggage rack. Not to worry, because a couple of old friends free Clunk from the spaceport ... only to reveal a great big ulterior motive: they want him to join their
Meanwhile, Hal's remembered his trusty co-pilot at last ... but only because everyone's trying to kill him, and Clunk is big and metal and bulletproof-ish.
Hal and Clunk answer a distress call, and they discover a fellow pilot stranded deep inside an asteroid field. Clunk is busy at the controls, dodging incoming rocks, so Hal dons a spacesuit, takes the jetbike and sets off on a heroic rescue mission.
If he'd only known the trouble he was getting himself into, he wouldn't have bothered...
Hal Spacejock: Albion
Hal takes an odd call from a team of scientists, and minutes later he and Clunk are boarding a shuttle for the nearby orbiter. Turns out the scientists need some vital information, and only Hal can help.
Before long he's embroiled in a new adventure, and this one's really dangerous.
Albion is a novella set in the Hal Spacejock universe. This story follows directly after Hal Spacejock 8: Double Trouble, and should be read after that novel.