"A World to Ransom" is the third of five original stories published in the Thunderbirds 2086 Annual in 1983.


Orbital Station 23, a repository for all of Earth's diseases and viruses, has been ransacked. The deadly compounds are subsequently hidden at two strategic points on the planet, and an ultimatum issued; The Federation are to relinquish control of the World Government within twelve hours, or witness the extinction of all life on Earth. Only the Thunderbird team have the skills and resources to save the world.


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  • As with all stories in the Annual, no writer or artist are credited.

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