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For More Than Glory (Legion, Book 5) by William C. Dietz

By William C. Dietz

You're just a hero till your subsequent battle. 

Legion normal invoice Booly understands that peace is simply a pause among wars. He's simply overwhelmed one rebellion, and now a brand new uprising is already brewing on a distant global mild years away--spawning an online of terrorism that's shut sufficient to seize the susceptible Confederacy in its grasp.

 

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But to businesstrue Imperial business. " "Announcing your imminent return, no doubt," Pellaeon said sourly. C'baoth had been insisting for nearly a month now that he would soon be going back to his former home on Wayland, where he would take command of the cloning facility in the Emperor's old storehouse inside Mount Tantiss. So far, he'd been too busy trying to subvert Thrawn's position to do anything more than talk about it. "Do not worry, Captain Pellaeon," C'baoth said, all amused again. "When the time is right, I will indeed return to Wayland.

No matter. " "Almost," Pellaeon said. " C'baoth snorted. " "They will," Pellaeon said. " "He's studied their artwork," C'baoth countered with another snort. " A signal from the display ring saved Pellaeon from the need to reply. "We're moving," he told C'baoth, starting a mental countdown of the seventy-six seconds it would take to reach the Ukio system from their position and trying not to let C'baoth's words get under his skin. He didn't understand himself how Thrawn could so accurately learn the innermost secrets of a species from its artwork.

The entire city was nothing more or less than a single gigantic crystal, created over the eons by saltile spray from the dark red-orange waters of the Leefari Sea that roiled up against the low bluff upon which it rested. The original city had been painstakingly sculpted from the crystal over decades by local Berchestian artisans, whose descendants continued to guide and nurture its slow growth. At the height of the Old Republic Calius had been a major tourist attraction, its populace making a comfortable living from the millions of beings who flocked to the stunning beauty of the city and its surroundings.

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