The Pretender (Animorphs #23)
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To Tobias, no one is who they seem. He has just heard a reading of his father's last will and testament. That's how he found out who his father really was: the Andalite Prince Elfangor! Tobias is stunned, but can't show it. Because Visser Three is watching his every move.
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the dirt parking lot, raising a cloud of dust. The limo pulled to a stop and the driver jumped out to open the door for her. I stared with my weak human eyes as she stepped in and sat down. For a moment the door remained open and I could see her as clearly as human eyes would allow. She was looking in our direction, but could not see us. She was in sunlight and we were in dark shadow. Aria gazed thoughtfully up at the Frank's Safari sign. There was a flicker of a smile, but no more. "Who are
A Yeerk must return to the Yeerk pool every three days. We couldn't watch her for three days, but we could watch her for a lot of that time. She didn't. Instead, after eight hours of watching, we had seen her eat, seen her read the newspaper, seen her walk in the park, seen her return to the hotel several times and go back out again. No one had approached her. We'd learned nothing. Nothing at all, except that she seemed to enjoy her hotel room. She'd go out for a while, but return every
to pull a gun and shoot me, or expecting to have Visser Three come storming in the door, he hid it very well. I relaxed a little. But I was baffled. Water? Coffee? Soda? What was the right answer? "Um . . . um . . ." Good grief. You'd think it was Final Jeopardy and the category was Obscure Modern Poets. I was so out of practice being human. "I'd like a Coke!" I practically yelled. DeGroot pressed his intercom. "Ingrid, our young friend would like -" "- a Coke. Yes, I heard him. All the way
me. But the bullies were drawn to me like a mosquito to a sweaty neck. That all changed in the most unexpected way you can possibly imagine. It changed on the night Jake, Rachel, Marco, Cassie, and I went walking through the abandoned construction site. That's where we saw the damaged spacecraft land. That's where we met the doomed Andalite prince. Elfangor. It was Elfangor who told us that our lives as we'd known them were going to end. Had already ended. He told us about the secret Yeerk