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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 18

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 18 That gave the jinau a few seconds. “Fall back!” Tully ordered over the com. As the jinau made an orderly retreat past him, Tully reached out and grabbed one particular trooper. “You locked … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 17

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 17 “Tully to command: open the front assault doors.” “Opening doors now,” came the response over the com channel. Tully felt more than heard the big outer doors opening. “Alpha Company go!” he heard … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 16

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 16 **** Vaughan’s head snapped up to the main view screen. “Yes!” he exulted. For some unknown reason, the remaining Ekhat ships had lost their cohesion and were simply swarming toward the Terra fleet. … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 15

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 15 Chapter 6 Vaughan captured Dannet’s orders. The battleship formation began to rotate, just as the individual ships rotated on their respective axes. It only took him a couple of second to catch on … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 14

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 14 **** Descant-at-the-Fourth’s song fought against the dissonance that threatened to overwhelm the system as ship after ship emerged from the sun. She descended to the great dance chamber of her ship, followed by … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 13

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 13 Down to one blip now, which seemed to be spinning and swooping randomly, but Caitlin wasn’t able to determine if it was due to damage or intent on the part of the Ekhat. … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 12

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 12 Chapter 4 Quarter-tone Ascending charged into the command module of her ship, followed closely by her mate Ninth-flat. Several of the attendant servients were trampled in their rush, their cries of pain and … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 11

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 11 One of those virtues, Caitlin reminded herself, was that the Narvo won most of their battles. She smiled herself, then. She wished she could have mentioned that to Gabe Tully. He might find … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 10

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 10 Chapter 3 Caitlin leaned over to Vaughan. “Are those what I think they are?” The large vision screen was now set to distance imaging, and the images on the screen were not direct … Continue reading

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The Span Of Empire – Snippet 09

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 09 Close-by, Fleet Commander Dannet looked up over her shoulder at Caitlin. The black eyes danced with green fire. Dannet’s ears canted to an angle that communicated disapproval. “You should take a seat, Director … Continue reading

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