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THE FERLIE STARN
The latest (8th) Tintin adventure to be translated into Scots is L’Étoile Mystérieuse (English title The Shooting Star).
“A wheechin starn! Quick, Tarrie, mak a wish!”
Ae nicht, whan oot for a dander, Tintin sees a ferlie starn that keeps growin brichter. It is a bleezin firebaw wheechin towart the Earth!
Altho the asteroid gaes by withoot a stramash, a muckle bit meteorite plunks doon in the Arctic Ocean. Syne Tintin an his freens, alang wi starn-keeker, Professor Boethius Bannock, set oot on a scientific expedition tae find it an recover the ootland metal it conteens.
The unco rock fae ooter space has byordinar properties that gie Tintin a fair few flegs. But there is waur tae come for the gallus reporter lad whan he learns that ill-deedie folk are heidin towart the meteorite forby.
For orra facts anent the names and cultural references in The Ferlie Starn and other titles, see the separate Fun Facts page.