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Crystal Soldier (The Great Migration Duology, Book 1 - A by Sharon Lee

By Sharon Lee

Centuries some time past, mankind fought a probably unbeatable adversary from zone to zone around the Spiral Arm till the conflict flooring to a standstill and the Enemy withdrew. Believing they'd gained, the electorate of the galaxy rebuilt. the interior Worlds, which had escaped the worst of the war's ravages, turned much more insular, whereas the Rim worlds followed a unfastened and simple method with legislations and order. Now, countless numbers of years after their withdrawal, the Enemy is again - and this time they will be happy with not anything below the extinction of the galaxy.

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The younger moved a hand for attention. "What we have is a series of potentially cascading situations," he said seriously. "Some discuss this type of event in terms of catastrophe. Things beyond our control and possibly beyond our ken have been set in motion and will continue in motion. And we? We are in a precarious spot, as if we stand on a high ridge of sand capable of sliding either to the right or to the left. "The motion—let's call it a wind—may set off a slide, or it may not. If the wind carries more sand, the slide might go to the right.

He cocked his head to the left, and she moved a slim, ringless hand in the pilot's sign for lead on. Nine On the ground Faldaiza Port PILOT JELA'S "PLACE," a bar-and-drinkery calling itself Pilot's Choice, was considerably more than a couple steps, situated as it was in the shadow of the port tower. Giving the pilot his due, it wasn't a pit, nor showing any 'jack spaces on offer. What it was, was full of pilots, loud voices, and something that might've been music—in fact, was music. There was pair of bouncer-types checking ID at the door, which was a good thing by her way of thinking, 'cause it meant the local lowlifes weren't allowed in—just them with proper Port clearance or genuine pilot-class credentials.

A voice, somewhat familiar, drifted back. "Captain Jela, welcome. " Jela unstrapped, pleased. He hated to be bored. The flight deck was exactly like the trainers they'd tested him on—no surprise. Nor was the pilot's face. " He nodded as he strapped in. Her 'skins, like his, were without markings, he saw. She nodded in return. "Your board will be live in a few moments. We'll hit the boost shortly—but there—see your screen for details. " "Your board is live, Captain," she said quite unnecessarily.

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