The Waters of Centaurus Author:Rosel George Brown "Gide?" she said aloud, but there was no answer, and however loud she screamed it, the water took the strength from it and made a soft bubble like a fish makes. She tried to pull one foot back to grip against the ankle of the other and found her ankles were tightly tied together. She grasped the grill harder and was about to push back again wh... more »en she saw Darld swim directly in front of her, intent on trying to balance himself on top of a moving balloon light. Frantically she tried to signal to him, to call him. But her voice didn't carry and he wasn't looking her way. Anyhow, she was in darkness and he wouldn't looking see her. She broke a piece of the shell off the side of the tunnel and pushed it through the grill, but it was just a bit of dust floating in the huge room. She tried to rattle the grill but it didn't rattle. The dead fish dislodged and floated back into her face.« less
Sybil Sue Blue is a police sergeant who is stationed on the planet of Centaurus where the inhabitants are loving and peaceful - at least until the appearance of Gibe Girais, whose goal is to rule the planet and expel all earthlings. The trouble is that this alien is so attractive that he lures both Sybil and her daughter, Missy, into having sex with him. He captures Sybil's daughter in an effort to control Sybil and her actions as he has begun to control the inhabitants. Sybbil has friends both in the seas and on land. Nevertheless, when she attenpts to rescue her daughter she, too, is captured. The book is quick reading and fun. I enjoyed this older novel very much.