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Chain of Command – Snippet 39

Chain of Command – Snippet 39 Chapter Twenty 31 December 2133 (two days later) (tenth day in K’tok orbit) The general quarters gong still sounded and Goldjune had already moved to the Maneuvering One chair when Sam arrived on the … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 38

Chain of Command – Snippet 38 Navarro had seen this coming, and Sam had as well, perhaps with less certainty. Admiral Kayumati had hinted at it in his and Sam’s only holo-conference. But the task force staff could have given … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 37

Chain of Command – Snippet 37 Chapter Nineteen 29 December 2133 (three days later) (eighth day in K’tok orbit) Larry Goldjune had already moved to the Maneuvering One chair by the time Sam got to the bridge. “Sir, the boat … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 36

Chain of Command – Snippet 36 “How serious was the damage?” “Cruiser Four-Two-Eight was a total loss, of course, when it exited jump space into a planetoid. A fire lance hit disabled the jump drive of Four-Two-Nine and the captain … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 35

Chain of Command – Snippet 35 Chapter Eighteen 26 December 2133 (one hour later) (fifth day in K’tok orbit) The forty-eight hours following the uBakai attack had been filled with frantic work, first trying to recover survivors from the two … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 34

Chain of Command – Snippet 34 “Damned if I know,” she said. “I really had better find out, hadn’t I?” “Let me just make sure I got all of this squared away,” Rivera said. “The uBakai are cranking up the … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 33

Chain of Command – Snippet 33 Chapter Seventeen 26 December 2133 (two days later) (fifth day in K’tok orbit) The four holo-conference attendees seemed to float in space, each one surrounded by a small sphere of imagery–a cabin, a wardroom, … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 32

Chain of Command – Snippet 32 “Two hundred and forty, sir,” he answered. “Right, two forty. The thing is, it’s transferred so quickly–a lot quicker than a conventional explosion–it converts a section of the hull to plasma which is trying … Continue reading

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Chain of Command – Snippet 31

Chain of Command – Snippet 31 Chapter Sixteen 24 December 2133 (thirty minutes later) (third day in K’tok orbit) The wardroom was crowded, holding all the off-duty officers in white as well as the khaki-clad senior chiefs, almost a dozen … Continue reading

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The Amber Arrow – Snippet 30

This book should be available now so this is the last snippet. The Amber Arrow – Snippet 30 In the north, in the Kalte kingdoms, the gentry learned how to fight in small groups, and battles were usually hardly anything … Continue reading

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