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By Jack Campbell

Retail ePub. ebook 2 of a continual sub-series within the misplaced Fleet Universe.

Admiral John “Black Jack” Geary used to be revived from cryogenic sleep to guide the Alliance opposed to the Syndicate Worlds. yet his superiors query his loyalty to the regime. Now answerable for the 1st Fleet, he's tasked with exploring the frontier past Syndic area, a project he fears intentionally places the fleet—and himself—in harm’s way...

An stumble upon with the alien enigmas confirms Geary’s fears. Attacked without notice, he orders the fleet to leap celebrity systems—only to go into the crosshairs of one other adverse alien armada. Ignoring the 1st Fleet’s peaceable communications, this species sends its ships into conflict whereas it guards the exiting bounce element with a citadel of incalculable energy. Now Geary needs to have the opportunity to arrive the leap element with no giant casualties—even even though the enigmas might be ready at the different side…

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Your father, though; our dear king, our every—" Tove's voice broke. He shook his head and looked away, biting his lip and sniffing hard. Oramen felt he had to comfort his old friend. "Well, he died happy, I imagine," he said. "In battle, and victorious, as he'd have wished. As we'd all have wished. " He took a quick look round the melee in the yard. The contesting nobles seemed to be gathering themselves into some sort of order but there was still no sign of his charger. He'd have been quicker in the steam car after all.

He wasn't ready to be king. He enjoyed being a prince. Being a prince was fun; being a king looked like hard work. Besides, his father had always entirely given everybody who'd ever met him the strong impression that he would most assuredly live for ever. Ferbin must have nodded off. There was noise down below; clamour, voices. In his jangled, still half-drowsy state, he thought he recognised some of them. He was instantly terrified that he would be discovered, captured by the enemy or shamed in front of his father's own troops.

Meanwhile a couple of the palace servants piled into the room behind the nobleman, also breathing hard and looking flushed. Oramen sat back in his seat. He noticed it was dark outside. A servant must have lit the room's lamps. " he said. "Both of them? " "If all reports are to be believed, sir. From the army command and from tyl Loesp himself. The King is—the King's body is returning on a gun carriage, sir," Droffo told him. "Sir, I'm sorry. It's said poor Ferbin was cut in half by a shell. I am so sorry, sir, sorry beyond words.

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