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The Amber Arrow – Snippet 09

The Amber Arrow – Snippet 09 Chapter Eight: The Couronne de Huit Tours Magister Rossofore managed to suppress a wild laugh, but he couldn’t help chuckling in delight. “Who . . . what have you turned into?” Valentine whispered. “Something … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 09

Chain of Command – Snippet 09 Chapter Four 2 December 2133 (ten minutes later) (nineteen days from K’tok orbit) “Thanks for staying after,” Huhn said, pulling his blanket more tightly around his shoulders and avoiding eye contact with Sam. “I … Continue reading

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Iron Angels – Snippet 17

Iron Angels – Snippet 17 Chapter 10 Carlos Ochoa’s meeting with the police had gone as well as expected. The only problem he foresaw was the waitress, Lali. She kind of understood what he did and where he went, but … Continue reading

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Iron Angels – Snippet 16

Iron Angels – Snippet 16 “Wait a moment, please,” Vance said. “I didn’t complete my explanation and analysis. What is not ordinary is men using thermite on themselves, and also using such an interesting chemical as a means of catalyzing.” … Continue reading

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The Amber Arrow – Snippet 08

The Amber Arrow – Snippet 08 “As Rome’s highest representative in the kingdom at present, I am the Hand of the Bishops, so yes, I am in charge of its fate.” “Poor Count Lerocher,” the queen murmured. “Your sympathy is … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 08

Chain of Command – Snippet 08 Moe listed the holes the uBakai buckshot had torn in their boat’s roster: two officers and five others dead; one officer–the captain–and three others critically injured and in cold sleep; one officer and twelve … Continue reading

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The Amber Arrow – Snippet 07

The Amber Arrow – Snippet 07 Chapter Seven: The Necklace “Bring me Marchioness Valentine,” said a tall, somber man. He looked to be about thirty years old. He had a close-shaven face and wavy hair that fell to his shoulders. … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 07

Chain of Command – Snippet 07 Chapter Three 2 December 2133 (two hours later) (nineteen days from K’tok orbit) “She’s over there, Mister Bitka,” the medtech told him, “with the others. Ensign Waring and Chief Nguyen, too.” Sam turned and … Continue reading

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Iron Angels – Snippet 15

Iron Angels – Snippet 15 Chapter 9 Jasper pulled up to the Euclid Hotel, the scene of Teresa Ramirez’s rescue as well as the site of the bizarre thermite deaths of the two still unidentified men. And likely to remain … Continue reading

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The Amber Arrow – Snippet 06

The Amber Arrow – Snippet 06 Chapter Six: The Letter Ursel broke the wax seal and spread the scrolled letter onto her lap. She allowed Wannas to stand in the sunlight to cut down the glare on the parchment. “It … Continue reading

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