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Recently, those minutes had seemed even longer. Things had happened so fast that half the time the battle was raging, Annabelle and many others didn’t know exactly who was fighting whom. First, there had been the whole arriving-at-Char-and-dezergifying-Kerrigan part. That decision had caused some of the crew to feel uneasy, even to the point of openly speaking out against Raynor. To those such as Milo Kachinsky, the most vocal of the dissenters, it appeared that Raynor had been siding with the Dominion.
Sir, the White Star is moving within firing range,” said Vaughn. “Warp out,” said Valerian. CHAPTER FIVE They came, so many, so very many, all descending upon her. She felt hot breath, slaver on her face, and saw the flash of rows of teeth and the waving of sharp limbs. She had fought until her weapon clicked empty, only to realize that no evac was on its way, no help was going to arrive. She’d expected death, and instead— Darkness . . captivity, the inability to move toward freedom. But something was moving.
He supposed he shouldn’t have assumed she would, but somehow, knowing she was hooked up to all those tubes and such, he guessed he had. Frederick nodded as he entered. ” “All right. ” Jim winced as his chair scraped the floor slightly, but Sarah didn’t stir. ” He took her hand in his again, recalling that some people believed that even when in a coma, people were aware of such things. He hoped it was true. Mentally, he went over the last few hours. He’d consistently kept putting his faith in Valerian, usually reluctantly, but thus far, the kid had been true to his word.
A Talent For War (Alex Benedict, Book 1) by Jack McDevitt