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Avalanche – Snippet 39

Avalanche – Snippet 39 Ebb Tide Mercedes Lackey Amphitrite was pleased.  Bill (she really did not like that name) was proving to be more and more congenial as he climbed out of his Melancholia.  The investment in the physician of … Continue reading

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Avalanche – Snippet 38

Avalanche – Snippet 38 He and Sera just reacted, automatically, going down to the ground and taking as many of the kids as they could with them.  A Thulian Death Sphere, half on fire and anted sideways, flew overhead.  It … Continue reading

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Avalanche – Snippet 37

Avalanche – Snippet 37 John changed tactics. He started to wound and incapacitate the duplicates instead of going directly for the kill. Holding his claymore in front of himself, he swung the blade in a windshield wiper motion, advancing forward … Continue reading

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Avalanche – Snippet 36

Avalanche – Snippet 36 “Roger that, Vickie.” He withdrew his arm from the hole in the wall, shaking the muddy water off before extinguishing the sword again and re-shouldering his rifle. “Eye in the sky, kid. Our Overwatch; kind of … Continue reading

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Avalanche – Snippet 35

Avalanche – Snippet 35 “Please! No! Please, just no! No no no no!” Zachary lifted one foot, then brought it down savagely on the guard’s helmet; the crunch was horrible, and John didn’t want to think about whether it was … Continue reading

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Avalanche – Snippet 34

Avalanche – Snippet 34 By this time more of the guards had figured out they were being taken from behind.  They turned to face Sera, who had sheathed herself in flame and leapfrogged past John, her sword and spear so … Continue reading

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Avalanche – Snippet 33

Avalanche – Snippet 33 “Holy shit!” One of them tripped over his own feet and tumbled backwards, landing hard on his rear. The other, a woman, seemed to shrink in on herself for a moment as she backed up. Even … Continue reading

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Avalanche – Snippet 32

Avalanche – Snippet 32 “I do not like this, at all.  It is not unlike a theater set…and it is much too quiet.  I think this is a facade.”  Her eyes were getting that flicker of gold in them that … Continue reading

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Expiration Date – Snippet 23

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. Expiration Date – Snippet 23 CHAPTER 23 “I have tasted eggs, certainly,” said Alice, who was a very truthful child; “but little girls eat eggs quite as much … Continue reading

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Expiration Date – Snippet 22

Expiration Date – Snippet 22 CHAPTER 22 The snoring got more distinct every minute, and sounded more like a tune: at last she could even make out words . . . –Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass And way out east … Continue reading

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