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Alliance (Linesman, Book 2) by S. K. Dunstall

By S. K. Dunstall

As the Linesman sequence maintains, linesman Ean Lambert reveals himself dealing with an alien craft he doesn’t understand—and a terrifying political hazard he can't fight

The strains. The soul of each send. It was concept there have been purely ten, yet that was once ahead of an alien vessel seemed on the fringe of space—before Ean Lambert heard extra strains making a song. Ean’s methods of speaking with strains is unusual. yet his talents make him a useful tool—or weapon—to command.

Captain Selma Kari Wang has misplaced everything—her send, her team, her legs. however the New Alliance of Worlds isn't performed along with her but. when they rebuild her damaged physique, they ship her to captain one of many new alien ships, teaming her up with Ean, the single one that can comprehend the alien lines.

Kari Wang and Ean are poised at the threshold of discoveries which may swap the realm. yet now not everybody wishes the hot Alliance to manage the secrets and techniques they uncover—and those that oppose won’t hesitate to do no matter what it takes to prevent them…

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Instantly, like a nexu scenting danger, Vestara was on the alert. “More ships? ” “I said a ship. A specialized asteroid tug that could help us offset the gravitational pull of the black holes. It’s large and it’s designed with more tractor beam emitters than ought to be legal. ” Ben looked pleased and amused. ” Vestara was listening attentively, filing away everything. Luke didn’t care. He was not attempting to keep this information from anyone. “Hopefully not to Kessel,” he replied to his son.

It’s still Hutt space, officially, but they got badly hurt during the Yuuzhan Vong wars. It’s pretty quiet there now. You and your, uh, associates shouldn’t have too much trouble. ” Luke touched the console and a map popped up on the transparisteel screen. There was the Maw, and near it was Kessel. Hutt space was clearly defined, and sure enough, there was the Si’Klaata Cluster, consisting of Klatooine, Nimia, Ques, Lant, Iotra, Yoruibuunt, and Sriluur. Klatooine was firmly within Hutt space, but Luke was not worried.

Disappointment knifed through Luke. ” He did not regret his decision to ally with the Sith. He’d thought it over carefully and knew that it was the right one. He also knew that the longer one spent hanging around with garbage, the greater the chance a dianoga would show up. He wanted to confront Abeloth as soon as possible and be rid of the promises he had made before the Sith decided to turn on him, which was as inevitable as Ben getting hungry every few hours. Lando spread his hands in a don’t-look-at-me gesture.

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