Download e-book for iPad: Emissary (Star Trek Deep Space Nine, No 1) by J.M. Dillard

By J.M. Dillard

Commander Benjamin Sisko is simply improving from the demise of his spouse while he's assigned command over the previous Cardassian, yet new Federation area station, Deep area 9. This area station is strategically situated not just due to its orbit approximately Bajor, but additionally due to its proximity to the one recognized good wormhole within the galaxy. After assembly the opposite Bajoran and Starfleet team of workers assigned to the station, together with a former Bajoran freedom fighter and a shapeshifter, Sisko unearths himself in that very wormhole and in the course of a metaphysical event because the alien population of the wormhole query the strategies of time and love. Sisko, choked with humanistic hubris, starts to provide an explanation for those reviews, and unravel his painful earlier.

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He had no right to hate. Yet he was as helpless to resist his own fury as Picard had been to resist the Borg group mind. The door opened. Sisko entered. Captain Picard sat at the end of the table, reviewing information on a padd. At the sight of his visitor, he smiled and rose, extending a hand. His appearance should not have been at all striking: he was a physically unimposing man, bald, with a white fringe of hair at the back of his head. Even so, he emanated a strength, a grace, a presence that were impressive.

And there was something else about the station’s design that vaguely disturbed Sisko; it was the almost organic look to the metal, the way the outer docking ring had long, arching projections, like ribs sticking out from a circular spine.  . The scene aboard the Saratoga was obliterated by the sudden flash of an image: a strange middle-aged woman extending long, gentle fingers toward his face. And light. Not the painful blinding light of the ship’s explosion but a radiant, beautiful light, so brilliant that in his dream Sisko had closed his eyes and still seen it clearly.

In the shade of a large old oak Jake sat fishing on a large rock, trousers rolled up to his knees, bare feet dangling in the water. Sisko smiled at the bucolic sight. Lately Jake had become enamored of Twain and his tales of the lazy, simple life of a boy on the Mississippi. ” Jake turned at the sound of his father’s voice, lips stretched in a reluctant grin; a shaft of sunlight pierced the branches and gleamed in his dark, curly hair. The smile so increased his resemblance to Jennifer that Sisko drew in a silent, painful breath as he crossed over and perched beside his son on the rock.

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