Only you can save mankind: Johnny Maxwell Series, Book 1

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The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind. Suddenly: We wish to talk. Huh? We surrender. The aliens aren't supposed to surrender -- they're supposed to die! Now what is Johnny going to do with a fleet of alien prisoners who know their rights under the international rules of war and are demanding safe-conduct? It's hard enough trying to save Mankind from the Galactic Hordes. It's even harder trying to save the Galactic Hordes from Mankind. But it's just a game, isn't it? Isn't it? Master storyteller Terry Pratchett leaves readers breathless -- with laughter, and with suspense -- in a reality-bending tale of virtual heroism.
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subject_facet Computer games -- Fiction, Computer games -- Juvenile fiction, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction, War -- Fiction, War stories
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title_full Only You Can Save Mankind Johnny Maxwell Series, Book 1, Only you can save mankind / by Terry Pratchett
title_short Only you can save mankind
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topic_facet Computer games, Conduct of life, Juvenile Fiction, Science Fiction, War, War stories