An Ancient Peace (Peacekeeper, Book 1) by Tanya Huff

By Tanya Huff

Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr were the very version of a Confederation Marine. but if she realized the reality in regards to the battle the Confederation was once scuffling with, she left the army for good.

But Torin couldn't stroll clear of holding and retaining every little thing the Confederation represented. as an alternative, she drew jointly an elite corps of neighbors and allies to tackle covert missions that the Justice division and the Corps may possibly not—or might not—officially contact. Torin simply was hoping the single they have been approximately to embark on wouldn't be the loss of life of them.

Ancient H'san grave items are displaying up at the black market—grave items from earlier than the formation of the Confederation, whilst the H'san gave up battle and buried their planet-destroying grave items for the demise of struggle. an individual is trying to find those guns and they're very with regards to discovering them. because the Elder Races have became clear of struggle, these searchers can merely be contributors of the more youthful Races. thankfully, in simple terms the Corps Intelligence carrier has this knowledge. regrettably, they could do not anything approximately it—bound through legislation of complete disclosure, their each stream is monitored. although Torin Kerr and her crew aren't any longer part of the army, the six of them tackling the H'san defenses and the lethally armed grave robbers are the one likelihood the Confederation has. the single probability to prevent thousands extra useless. however the extra Torin learns in regards to the dating among the Elder Races and the more youthful, the extra she starts off to worry conflict should be an unavoidable outcome.

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It's not an inoculation, it's an antidote. " Kirk thought the doctor's choice of analogy unnecessarily negative, but as usual, McCoy didn't seem to notice his captain's annoyance. He gestured with the hypospray. "Trust me, if I could prevent the effects of a Dohlman's tears, I would have inoculated Sulu, Chekov, and Murphy before you even sent them planetside. " McCoy squinted at the data chip, then tossed it aside. " Sighing, Kirk rocked forward to plant both feet on the floor as he unlatched the shoulder strap and stripped open the jacket's front.

Orders for priority hailing, planetary scans, background reports, and inquiries to Starfleet Headquarters had volleyed through his communicator before he'd finally given Scott the command to transport them back from the Johnston Observatory. The results greeted them now in a disciplined cascade of information. " Commander Scott willingly surrendered the captain's chair. The ice-crowned bulk of Rakatan Mons sprawled across the main viewscreen behind him, dwarfing the big chief engineer as he crossed back to his normal bridge station.

He offered Metcalfe an apologetic nod, and was disappointed when she pursed her lips and returned stiffly to her work. He knew you never did get used to having your ideas ignored just because you were the graduate student, even if you understood why it had to be that way. "Is there any chance the signals are originating as a malfunction in the seismic system itself? " Spock lifted both eyebrows—a Vulcan shrug. "That is always a possibility. " The communications officer frowned thoughtfully when the others turned to her.

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