Andromeda's Choice (Legion of the Damned Prequel, Book 2) by William C. Dietz

By William C. Dietz

Nationwide bestselling writer William C. Dietz returns with Andromeda McKee, a lady who rebuilt her existence within the violent include of the Legion of the Damned within the days while cyborgs have been first being introduced…

In a special international, woman Catherine "Cat" Carletto could by no means have left her pampered lifestyles in the back of. but if Princess Ophelia grew to become Empress Ophelia in a coup that claimed the lives of the princess's brother and all who supported him, together with the Carletto kin, Cat needed to hide—or die.

She grew to become Legionnaire Andromeda McKee, and now she's a battle-scarred veteran who is aware tips on how to kill. And while she's summoned to Earth to obtain the Imperial Order of advantage from the Empress herself, Andromeda realizes that the instant is coming while her revenge should be at hand…

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Through the sound-disks of their helmets the girl and the captain had heard Costigan’s share of the conversation. Bradley stared at his erstwhile first officer in amazement, and even Clio had often heard that mighty, half-mythical name. Surely that bewildering young man must rank high, to speak so familiarly to Virgil Samms, the all-powerful head of the space-pervading Secret Service of the Triplanetary League! “You’ve turned in a general call-out,” Bradley stated, rather than asked. “Long ago — I’ve been in touch right along,” Costigan answered.

She is stocked for two years. All the iron-bearing suns within reach have been plotted. Everything is ready except the iron. ” “Nearly ten pounds. . ” “Ten pounds! ” “No, but you have friends. Many of us believe in you, and have dipped into our own resources. ” “Wonderful — we thank you. ” The captain’s great triangular eyes glowed with an intense violet light. “A full year of cruising. But . . ” The Secretary was unmoved. “That is the viewpoint of the Council and of almost everyone else. ” “You probably are — of course you are wrong,” his host made a startling answer.

In this formation every vessel was free to use her every weapon, with a minimum of danger to her sister ships; and yet, when the gigantic main projectors were operated along the axis of the formation, from the entire vast circle of the cone’s mouth there flamed a cylindrical field of force of such intolerable intensity that in it no conceivable substance could endure for a moment! The artificial planet of metal was now close enough so that it was visible to the ultra-vision of the Secret Service men, so plainly visible that the warships of the pirates were seen issuing from the enormous air-locks.

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