By S. K. Dunstall
As the Linesman sequence maintains, linesman Ean Lambert unearths himself dealing with an flying saucers he doesn't understand—and a terrifying political probability he can't fight...
The traces. The soul of each send. It used to be suggestion there have been basically ten, yet that was once ahead of an alien vessel seemed on the fringe of space—before Ean Lambert heard extra traces making a song. Ean's methods of speaking with traces is unusual. yet his skills make him a important tool—or weapon—to command.
Captain Selma Kari Wang has misplaced everything—her send, her team, her legs. however the New Alliance of Worlds isn't performed together with her but. when they rebuild her damaged physique, they ship her to captain one of many new alien ships, teaming her up with Ean, the single person who can comprehend the alien lines.
Kari Wang and Ean are poised at the threshold of discoveries that may swap the area. yet now not every person wishes the recent Alliance to regulate the secrets and techniques they uncover—and those that oppose won't hesitate to do no matter what it takes to prevent them...
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A few books referred to her; she was said to be the deified daughter of a Mayan nobleman. So they said. I have found books to be completely unreliable when it comes to identifying the shadows that I meet in the ruins. With half-closed eyes, I leaned my head against the stone behind me and watched her go. A modern psychiatrist—that shaman sans rattle and incense—would say that Zuhuy-kak was wish fulfillment and hallucination, brought on by stress, spicy food, aguardiente. If pressed, he might say, with waving of hands, that Zuhuy-kak—and the less talkative shadows that haunt me—are aspects of 38 myself.
I did not know what to say. Shadows do not talk to me. “I stopped to rest,” I said carefully. ” She was a shape in the darkness, no more than that. I could make out no details. She laughed, a soft low sound like water pouring from a jug. “Peace is not so easy to find. ” 35 “I know this place,” I said sharply, resenting this shadow for claiming I did not know a place that I considered my own. ” She stood motionless for a moment, her head cocked a little to one side. “So you think you belong here, shadow?
The liquor did not stop the noise in my head, but the buzz of the alcohol helped drown out the nagging voices that told me about how badly I was behaving, about how ashamed my father would be to see me. I turned on the television and idly flipped from station to station, never lingering beyond the first commercial, until only one station remained on the air, playing old movies until dawn. I sat in my father’s easy chair and watched a pretty blond actress argue with a craggy-faced man. I knew, without seeing the rest of the movie, that the argument would come to nothing.
Alliance (Linesman, Book 2) by S. K. Dunstall