By Mike Shepherd
As a marine of Wardhaven, Kris Longknife has much to reside as much as and much to turn out within the long-running fight among her robust kin, a hugely defensive-and offensive-Earth, and the masses of warring colonies. yet an ill-conceived assault is bringing the battle with regards to domestic and placing Kris's lifestyles at the line. Now she has just one selection: definite dying at the entrance traces of rim space-or mutiny.
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Grant can get his things, he can have a few days to calm down— You'll see him. " "That's what he's for, isn't it? He's an experimental. Tests are what he pays for his keep—" "He pays for his keep as a designer, dammit, he's not one of your damn test-subjects, he's—" My brother, he almost said. "I'm sorry if you've lost your objectivity in this. And I'd suggest you calm yourself down right now. You don't have your license to handle an Alpha yet, and you're not likely to get it if you can't control your emotions better than this.
C bu to re he C lic k he k lic C w. om "I'm sure Jordie will cooperate," Denys said, intervening before the knives came out: it was the ancient rule in this room—nothing unpleasant. One retaliated with wit here, nothing else, and not too far. "I'm sure," Ari said. And seriously: "We do have restructuring to do. I'm going to be doing some of my Council work by proxy, figuring it's going to be a little tamer now we have the major projects mapped out. There really shouldn't be any difficulty. I suppose I can fly down if they need me, but Denys is very right: I'm a hundred twenty years old—" "You've got a few more," Denys said.
Let the Abolitionists peel off and start talking about dismantling the labs again. " "That's where Jordan can do us the most damage! " "Then we have to do something about his credibility, don't we? Think about it, Gerry. Corain's going to end up acquiescing—no, voting for—the establishment of a Reseune lab right on the Hope colony route. The Abolitionists haven't gotten saner, just quieter; and we have our own sleepers in their rank and file. Keep Corain quite busy putting out fires on his own decks.