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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 32

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 32 **** It took a few hours to bring the fleet through the Locus Point jump and out into clear space in the target star system. The fleet wasn’t much larger in terms of … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 31

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 31 Chapter 16 The Bond of Ebezon, standing as kochan parent to Terra taif, had constructed several structures on Terra for their own use. All of them were low in build, with the curving … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 30

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 30 Chapter 15 The morning of the jump-off for the big voyage, Caitlin gave Ed a long and lingering last kiss at the mouth of the boarding tube to the Lexington. At length, she … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 29

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 29 “So, what is it you want me to see that I had to come to Ban Chao rather than you com me or come to the Lexington?” Caitlin asked. Tully pointed to Bannerji, … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 28

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 28 Chapter 14 Caitlin’s com pad pinged. She looked up, a bit surprised and a bit disgruntled, since she had set the pad to route all calls to one of her assistants except those … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 27

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 27 “Damn straight!” Tully replied instantly. “Correct,” Ed said in support. “It will risk the jinau, but better to risk them and not need them than to leave them behind and find out you … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 26

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 26 “If the pathfinder ship emerges when the star is in extreme contraction, they are at substantial risk of emerging in depths of plasma that will overwhelm its shields and destroy it. Similar risks … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 25

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 25 Chapter 13 Caitlin hadn’t expected to have the search strategy meeting right away, but in the event it took over a week before she could gather all the people together she wanted. When … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 24

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 24 Chapter 12 Ares system always looked odd to Tully. The star involved was a smallish red giant, so that was different from Terra’s system right away. The system had several planets but no … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 23

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 23 PART II Into the Dark Chapter 11 The voyage to the system containing Ares Base would take four jumps. Or rather, it was supposed to take four jumps. However, when the fleet finished … Continue reading

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