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Ally (The Wess'har Wars, Book 5) by Karen Traviss

By Karen Traviss

The worlds orbiting Cavanagh's megastar are in turmoil.

Civil conflict on Umeh—ignited via outsiders—threatens to annihilate the teeming plenty of a grossly overpopulated planet. On Bezer'ej, the handful of local aquatic creatures who survived extermination needs to take impressive and bad steps to make sure the way forward for their style . . .

And the interlopers from planet known as Earth can simply watch the chaos they helped, partially, to create—knowing their domestic international may be subsequent to suffer.
The day of reckoning is swiftly forthcoming whilst the strong Eqbas will remake the Earth on the fee of its dominant species. And Shan Frankland—once a police officer, as soon as human, now whatever a lot more—must come to a decision the place her loyalties really lie: one of the gethes, on a planet she as soon as referred to as domestic, or right here, the place a death species offers her with a brand new and unforeseen predicament.

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44 magnum. And it’s missing. ” The news did not particularly surprise or bother Agent Boxer. The lunatic fringe had never bought the official denials of the Mayflower Project. The nuts were gathering around Cape Canaveral. Where there were nuts, there were guns; the two went hand-in-hand. And really, with all the so-called militias, all the doomsday cults, the extremists, and the outright terrorists, some maladjusted computer geek and his twitchy brother didn’t seem like a top-level threat. Boxer had another doughnut.

Supposed to be just one at a time,” the kid argued. ” Somehow Mo’Steel’s infectious, confident idiocy (as Yago saw it) worked. Mo’Steel held out his hand and the boy took it. Yago stewed. Should have just pushed the kid aside. Little creep. And that overgrown monkey showing off like that? Of course, he was on the list already for having knocked Yago down. Now he was on the list with a star by his name. Across the catwalk. Out over a very long drop. Yago was halfway across when a siren loud enough to break glass erupted at full, fearsome volume.

A gun appeared, raised in ghostly style by the white suit, held by the rubber-tipped glove. Someone inside, invisible behind the gold-coated sun shield of the helmet. ” He saw a flash.

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