The Secret (Animorphs #9)
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As the Yeerks close in on their hideout, the Animorphs realize that they have no choice but to fight, and Cassie plans to outsmart the enemy with the help of a cool but smelly new morph. Original."
field." "So we just have to grab a transponder," Rachel said. "No," Ax said. "The transponder would be keyed to the biochemical signature of the wearer. The Yeerks are not as -" "Don't say that word," Jake hissed. I saw Marco's eyes dart quickly, looking to see if anyone was close enough to have overheard. "Sorry. Ree. Saw-ree," Ax said. "Rachel's plan would not work." Jake sighed. "Tobias also saw something else. Inside the force field. There are tiny holes in the wood foundation of the
It didn't work. Then I sensed one of those hugely long logs suspended in the air not far away. A pine needle. I shuffled over toward it. The pine needle was close to the ground, but there was still plenty of room for me beneath it.
the same rat. I could see her long, naked pink tail. That tail is the reason people hate rats, but think squirrels are cute. That, plus the fact that rats have been known to nibble on humans from time to time. The rat's hearing was excellent, but it was its sense of smell that was really amazing. I twitched my little rat nose and the whole world sent me messages. I smelled the chemicals in the cabinets. I smelled the lingering aromas of hundreds of different kids who had passed through the
skunks," Marco said, looking from Rachel to Jake to Ax, like he was the only normal person in a mental ward. "They're cute," Rachel said, glaring at Marco and generally looking like a girl who never used the word "cute." "Ah. I see. "Cute." Well that certainly explains everything." Jake cut in. "Cassie can't take them to the clinic or they may get used to humans. They're young. They'll imprint. So we are taking care of these . . . these skunks . . . until mommy skunk can come back from the
bringing dead mice to Tobias, who's guarding skunks he would normally have tried to eat. Somehow it's part of the same big system. How does it all make sense?" Jake looked like he was sorry he started the conversation. "Um . . . boy, Cassie, I don't know." "Okay, just tell me this. Am I a part of nature, so I should just live by the laws of nature, kill to eat, kill or be killed? Or am I something different because I'm a human?" We walked in silence while Jake thought it over. I felt sorry for