by Duane Lakings
“I didn't miss,” yelled Pet over the clanging noise and the screams of the crowd. She glared at the blinking lights. “Check the ball. It’s blue, not orange.” How can two laser ball players foil a cartel boss’ diabolical scheme to steal some prototype crystals and blackmail the Solar System? These crystals stabilize dihydrides that could be used as a novel rocket fuel or a disastrous weapon.