Dog on the Highway by Dominic Green
Approx. 113,730 words.
Published on April 27, 2013.
The Battle of Laputa is over. But on Earth, the Un-Zodiacal Activities Commission are interesting themselves in mysterious archaeological diggings. In orbit around Altair, Krell's sister planet, Novyeye Zemlya is approaching, bringing the deadly Surge. And somewhere between the two, the cadets on board the Levi Morgan are trying very, very hard to get their set of silver wings...