In the evening we arrived at an estate under Mr Fyall's management, having passed a party of maroons immediately before.
"Tom Cringle's Log" by Michael Scott
But they would simply maroon themselves to be hunted down by patrol landing parties who would comb the territory.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
In fact, the marooned party began to grow used to the shocks.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner" by Wilbur Lawton