William C. Dietz's McCade's Bounty PDF

By William C. Dietz

From acclaimed writer William C. Dietz, a unique of Sam McCade, interstellar bounty hunter. This time it is personal--pirate Mustapha Pong has abducted McCade's daughter. often, McCade works for pay, yet this time, the one present is seeing his daughter alive--and he will do whatever to make that ensue.

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I wish you could. But Mommy has things to do. " And with that Sara stood, kissed Molly on the top of her head, and turned away. By the time Sara entered the main corridor she could hear the sounds of distant battle. The pirates were forcing their way in and the command center staff was making one last stand. Tears rolled down Sara's cheeks as she pulled her blaster, checked its charge, and headed for the entry. The bastards would pay. Two The room was small and heavily hung with rich fabrics. Perfume misted the air and shadows filled the corners as the two men regarded each other across the surface of the expensive desk.

As he bounced toward the shuttle McCade wondered what had made this one so special to Rister. He'd never know. The shuttle, like the ship it belonged to, was of military design. Both had been gifts from a grateful Empire after McCade's last ship had been lost while searching for the Vial of Tears. The Vial, a religious artifact sacred to the alien Il Ronn, had been stolen by a renegade pirate named Mustapha Pong. The Il Ronn had sworn to regain the Vial no matter what the cost, and faced with the very real possibility of interstellar war, the Emperor had requested McCade's help.

Only Sol knew why. Rico waited outside. He was a big man, with a head of unruly black hair and a beard to match. His eyes were small and bright. He wore a loose-fitting shirt, a leather vest, and a pair of black trousers. Like McCade he was armed with a low-riding slug gun. "Well? " McCade frowned. ' Come on. " Rico grinned and followed McCade up the corridor. The asteroid had a little spin but not much. The men moved carefully. Without much gravity it would be easy to bounce up and bang your head against solid rock.

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