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Marque of Caine – Snippet 49

This book is available now so this is the last snippet. Marque of Caine – Snippet 49 Chapter Thirty-Three May, 2124 Washington, D.C., Earth In the same drab Arlington office complex, Kyle Seaver held the elevator door open for Lorraine … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 48

Marque of Caine – Snippet 48 Chapter Thirty-Two May, 2124 Washington, D.C., Earth In the windowless bowels of a ubiquitous Arlington office complex, Richard Downing studied his image on a wall-sized video monitor. The footage was from three years ago: … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 47

Marque of Caine – Snippet 47 Chapter Thirty-One May, 2124 Orbiting Glamqoozht, BD+80 238 Irzhresht looked away from the six holographic readouts that were positioned around her head and reflected in her large eyes. “Third Arbiter Glayaazh is aboard.” “Thank … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 46

Marque of Caine – Snippet 46 Riordan felt a vague chill creep down his spine. “What kind of effects?” Nlastanl waved a hand. “That we cannot say. We know very little of them, and I am not permitted to share … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 45

Marque of Caine – Snippet 45 Eyes shifted toward Glayaazh. She spread her fingers wide upon the table before her. Her voice was soft, almost entreating. “Caine Riordan, just because the Custodians possess an investigatory capability, it does not invariably … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 44

Marque of Caine – Snippet 44 Guessing that its large body was highly resilient to blunt force blows, Caine aimed low. He swung the tube sharply, snapping his wrists over just before impact. The tube split as it smashed into … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 43

Marque of Caine – Snippet 43 *      *     * “So it was a unanimous decision to send that monster after me?” “It was,” Nlastanl affirmed. “We determined to send the creature–a pess*kss–to intercept you after learning that your cognitive acuity … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 42

Marque of Caine – Snippet 42 Chapter Twenty-Eight May, 2124 Glamqoozht, BD+80 238 Five days later, after Caine and Alnduul met the escort sent by Nlastanl, they emerged from the interface terminal into yet another perfect day on Glamqoozht. But … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 41

Marque of Caine – Snippet 41 Chapter Twenty-Seven May, 2124 Glamqoozht, BD+80 238 Nlastanl was the first to realize that Riordan really did intend to remain silent. The Senior Arbiter raised a finger to still disapproving murmurs. “Perhaps there is … Continue reading

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Marque of Caine – Snippet 40

Marque of Caine – Snippet 40 All four creatures walked calmly toward the disks that jockeyed lazily, endlessly, along the margin between the concourse and the slideway. Caine realized he’d been staring. “What . . . what are they?” “I … Continue reading

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