Hex (Coyote Universe, Book 8) by Allen Steele

By Allen Steele

The two-time Hugo Award-winner expands the universe of his Coyote saga.

The danui, a reclusive arachnid species thought of the galaxy's best engineers, have shunned touch with the Coyote Federation. until eventually, that's, the danui start up alternate negotiations, delivering basically info: the coordinates for an unoccupied global appropriate for human life-a great sphere, composed of billions of hexagons.

but if the Federation's recon challenge is going extraordinarily flawed, the people discover how little they find out about their new partners...

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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.

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