Heaven's Queen (Paradox, Book 3) by Rachel Bach
By Rachel Bach
From the instant she took a task on Captain Caldswell's doomed send, Devi Morris' lifestyles has been one catastrophe after one other: govt conspiracies, alien races out for her blood, an incurable virus that's consuming her alive.
Now, with the captain lacking and everybody —-even her personal government—- made up our minds to seek her down, issues are going from undesirable to very unlikely. the practical plan will be to conceal and look forward to issues to blow over, yet Devi's by no means been one to shy from a struggle, and she's getting potent unwell of running.
It's time to place this main issue on her phrases and do what she understands is true. yet with all human existence placing on her activities, the cost of taking a stand may be greater than she will be able to pay.
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They'd been warned.... "Photon torpedoes," Janeway said. "Fire all bays. Aim strategically, Tuvok. I want that vessel stopped. Target their engines. " Phasers still lighting up the hulls of her enemies, Voyager hissed out a spread of torpedoes, point blank into the approaching vessel. The most forward vessel erupted into molten debris as its hull collapsed and its engines imploded. Voyager was pushed back by the force, tossed aside by a wash of energy and wreckage. She rolled, end-over-end, riding the wave of debris that exploded too close to her hull.
The captain prodded. "It's there, Captain, all over the sector. " She frowned. " There was no question in the captain's voice, but the young man answered anyway. " The tension in Janeway's shoulders worked its way up her neck and down her back as she pivoted toward the tactical station. " May be. May not be. " Tuvok nodded once, and silently returned to his tactical sensors. Janeway pulled in a deep, unsatisfying breath. She dragged her fingers along the rail on the upper bridge as she stepped down to the command deck.
Trying. Captain. " Janeway hit a button on the arm of her chair. " Neither statement nor question-the captain wanted a solution. " Every sentence punctuated with an explosion of power that raked Voyager's shields, Janeway leaned down to the chair-arm comm. "Reroute wherever you have to, Lieuten-ant. I don't want to lose shields. " "Aye, Captain," Janeway thumbed the comm off. " "Captain-" Paris called her attention and pointed at the forward viewscreen. " Tuvok answered, as the largest ship sped toward Voyager "Pursuing a collision course," he said calmly.