In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. The group in question plays a hockey based game on roller skates and is quite good. It has given them a unity that transcends the attempts to bring them to heel by the government. Finding an orb of special power, they find it has unusual effects on them. They escape from the orphanage (on skates) and try to cross the wasteland looking for a place they can live free as the stormtroopers search for them and the orb. Written by
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Who will rule the future?
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Did You Know?
All of the main characters' names are from enlightenment legends and myths from various cultures. See more
Where did "Terra" get that book about rainstorms? And what convinced her that it's not mere "fiction?" See more
[showing her fellow Solarbabies a forbidden poetry book
... You believe all that dog-squeeze they feed us in class? That's not the way it was. *Here's* how it used to be...
..."Thunder rolls distant across the sky, in echo to pale flashes of lightning. The vast cloudscape thickens. The scent of purest water hangs in the air to be savored, before the first large warm drops fall. Then, within seconds, the air is no more, replaced by a vertical curtain of falling water. The land drinks ...
Love Will Set You Free
Written by Smokey Robinson
and Ivory Stone
Performed by Smokey Robinson
Courtesy of Motown Records/Taj Mahal Music See more