Elite: The Dark Wheel is a 48 page novella by the well-known fantasy author Robert Holdstock. It came packaged with the original Elite game in 1984. The story is about the newly qualified pilot Alex Ryder and his journey of discovery in the Elite universe. Alex survives a brutal attack in space which destroys his ship and kills his father. Thus starts the quest to find out why his father was attacked, and who did it. Alex soon learns that his father was much more than just a simple trader. Along the way he is assisted by the enigmatic Rafe Zetter. Famous places are featured like the fabled Tionisla Orbital Graveyard and the legendary Dark Wheel organisation.
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