Article 23 by William R. Forstchen

By William R. Forstchen

First touch with evil extraterrestrial beings plus an interplanetary civil struggle make for a hellish combine during this house experience via an writer of the Wing Commander sequence.

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Justin wondered what delights he and Tanya might be missing but continued to follow the monk without complaint. " "We're first-year plebes, sir," Tanya replied. " 'Brother Bartholomew,' please. ' " Justin looked over at the rotund monk. Such a sight was rather out of the ordinary in Indiana, and his own Presbyterian upbringing had rarely brought him into contact with genuine monks. "I have a great-aunt aboard an Orthodox nunnery," Tanya volunteered. " Bartholomew broke into a grin. "Illustrious name.

T think your friend Mr. Everett will continue to show restraint. He's a good cadet and a worthy friend. I'd like to think that you could help him and Mr. Colson come to an understanding. " Justin felt as if he had just been given an order. " "Good. Going to Mars, especially this close to conjunction, might seem like short-haul stuff but I think all of you will find it interesting. Captain MacKenzie, who commands the ship you'll be on, is a tough man of the old school. Not to be crossed. He's not like the officers you know here on the Academy and that's part of the reason I want some of my best students to go out with him.

Justin wondered what delights he and Tanya might be missing but continued to follow the monk without complaint. " "We're first-year plebes, sir," Tanya replied. " 'Brother Bartholomew,' please. ' " Justin looked over at the rotund monk. Such a sight was rather out of the ordinary in Indiana, and his own Presbyterian upbringing had rarely brought him into contact with genuine monks. "I have a great-aunt aboard an Orthodox nunnery," Tanya volunteered. " Bartholomew broke into a grin. "Illustrious name.

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