THE ENDWORLD SERIES
by David Robbins





ENDWORLD #26 MADMAN RUN


MADMAN RUN


After learning about Castle Orm, Blade and his friends Hickok and Geronimo set out to find it. But what they thought would be a pleasure trip turned into a murderous ordeal. And when his friends dissappeared, Blade had to save them--or perish with them.


DEATH FROM THE SKIES


Geronimo raised his hand over his eyes and squinted. "What are those things attached to the bottom of its wings?"

"Your guess is as good as mine," Blade said, and saw the aircraft arc into the heaven again. As it did, a small spherical oject dropped from the right wing directly toward them. Blade's intuition flared, and he gave his friends a shove. "Into the forest! Move!"

Confused, Geronimo and Hickok nonethless trusted the giant's judgment enough to obey him instantly and without question. They darted to the northwest.

Blade raced on their heels, his gray eyes glued to the spherical object. When it was 15 feet from the soil , he threw himself to the ground and bellowed, "Get down!"

Again the pair complied , and not a moment too soon. For when they hit the ground, a blast with the force of a quarter ton of dynamite rent the air and rocked the ground....