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A Call To Arms – Snippet 24

A Call To Arms – Snippet 24 If Grimm had killed Shresthra and the rest of the crew, Izbica’s destruction could be viewed as a form of summary and unprocessed justice on a group of murderers. If the pirates had … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 23

A Call To Arms – Snippet 23 “So noted,” Fairburn said, an eerie feeling creeping along his spine. He’d read this order when it first came out five T-years ago, and remembered feeling the same black cynicism that probably every … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 22

A Call To Arms – Snippet 22 CHAPTER THIRTEEN Readiness Two. The words echoed through Osterman’s mind as she carefully slid her rebuilt circuit board back into the Forward Missile capacitor-charging monitor. Captain Fairburn hadn’t bothered to explain what was … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 21

A Call To Arms – Snippet 21 “Right,” Merripen said. There was a short pause. “Okay, we’re up and running — ninety gees acceleration. How soon before you get that thing back together?” “A couple of hours at least,” Grimm … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 20

A Call To Arms – Snippet 20 “You think we should signal Salamander?” Travis suggested. “She’s in range to head over and see what’s going on.” “She’s also got the same sensor suite we do,” Fornier reminded him. “Don’t worry … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 19

A Call To Arms – Snippet 19 CHAPTER TWELVE Manticore had come and gone, and was no more than a faint dot in the Izbica’s aft viewer. And Captain Shresthra, in the quaint old vernacular, was not a Happy Camper. … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 18

A Call To Arms – Snippet 18 “I was hoping I could run a theory past you,” Chomps said. “It’s a bit…odd…and I know you’re pretty good at outside-the-line thinking.” “Sure. Go ahead.” “Okay.” Chomps took a deep breath. “Here’s … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 17

A Call To Arms – Snippet 17 CHAPTER ELEVEN “I assure you, Captain Castillo,” Captain Shresthra said, a layer of sweat sheening his little brown face, “that there is nothing at all irregular about my ship, my crew, my passengers, … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 16

A Call To Arms – Snippet 16 Though of course there was also the whole general drying-up of jobs all across the galaxy that were available for under-the-radar groups like Gensonne’s. The predator was still there, but it was an … Continue reading

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A Call To Arms – Snippet 15

A Call To Arms – Snippet 15 Which wasn’t to say he was pleased by the delay, of course. The Volsung Mercenaries’ headquarters was right where Ulobo’s data had put it: in the city of Rochelle on the planet Telmach … Continue reading

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