By Chris Ryan
You get up in a depressing room with out proposal the place you're. you're gagged and compelled right into a ready truck. you have got performed not anything incorrect. What might you do?
Fourteen-year-old Ben travels to Pakistan on a college alternate programme. Ben and his Pakistani host, Aaarya, locate themselves within the fallacious position on the unsuitable time. They see whatever they are not alleged to and are abducted through a few unusual males. stuck up in a terrifying deliberate terrorist assault which could break Southern Afghanistan, killing hundreds of thousands, Ben and Aarya are dragged during the so much terrifying battleground on this planet.
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I had an aunt,’ she said. ’ Aarya’s face had stiffened, and Ben realized that this was an effort for her. ‘She met a man, very religious. We are all practising Muslims, but some people would like things to be as they were hundreds of years ago. He was one of those people. They married. This was when I was still very small, but I remember her well. ’ Aarya smiled. ‘She used to bring me sweets and play games with me whenever I wanted. But she did not stay in the village. In Afghanistan, the Taliban were in power.
Awareness! That’s what it’s all about, ladies and gentlemen. Pakistan will be very different to Macclesfield. There’ll be no’ – he had waved his hands about in a fuddy-duddy way – ‘no Nintendos out there. That’s what you call them, isn’t it? Anyway, you’ll be living with real Pakistani families, eating with them, going to school with them and basically experiencing what life is like in a very different part of the world. It’ll be a strange world to you, but believe me – when the Pakistani students come back here, your lives will seem equally strange to them.
Aarya whispered. But Ben ignored her, and soon she too was looking down the road. The man was standing back by the Land Rover, but the other two had disappeared. The back doors of the vehicle had been opened and so had the gate to Raheem’s house, leading Ben to suppose that the other two armed men had gone inside. They watched and waited. Movement at the gate. The black-robed men had reappeared, and with them was another man. ‘Raheem’s father,’ Aarya whispered. ’ Ben didn’t know. Whatever it was, though, they were handling it with great care.
Battleground: Code Red by Chris Ryan