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Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 11



Appeared in

Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls Who Tech and Tinker

Story Summary

Auddy's city had been decimated by the war. And now its citizens are reduced to walking behind the military caravan and living on scraps discarded by the merciless General Kayhill. But when Auddy finds a booster pack, she calculates there is just enough fuel to put her on top of the rations trailer where she can uncouple it. But if her calculations are wrong...