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Carnelians (The Saga of the Skolian Empire, Book 14) by Catherine Asaro

By Catherine Asaro

The leaders of the Eubian empire and Skolian Imperialate have survived political intrigue, army coups and homicide makes an attempt as they labored to forge a peace treaty among their empires. Now comes the challenging part--making the treaty a reality.

Assassins are poised on each side. Their undertaking: put off the leaders for the "crime" of striving to finish part a millennia of hatred among empires. and because the major avid gamers within the peace technique try to navigate the Byzantine convolutions surrounding the negotiations, an explosive pop anthem, Carnelians Finale, sweeps throughout 3 civilizations, its message inflaming passions. The violence escalates and militaries on each side are referred to as forth. The wish: to maintain either empires alive lengthy sufficient in order that their rulers may well by some means in attaining peace at last.

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Brady joined Kirk as t'Stror moved away. " "You know, as much as I hate to admit it, Montoya was right about them. They really aren't so bad once you get to know them. That avoidance thing looked like it was going to be a real headache, but the ambassador explained how it fits into their society. " Brady fell into step with Kirk, and they left the room. "Tenaida told you? When did he come up with that, I wonder? " Kirk's features relaxed into a smile. The young Deltan was turning into a Science Officer worthy of the confidence Spock placed in him.

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