Scorpions (America's Galactic Foreign Legion, Book 9) by Walter Knight

By Walter Knight

The sneaky scorpions are at it back, and this time it’s the Queen of the Scorpion nation, below the guise of international relations, attempting to draw all sentient exoskeleton civilizations into the galactic fray opposed to humanity. The Queen has a unique recipe – er ... plan – in brain for the final surviving matriarch of the Mantidae and her brood of hundreds of thousands at the moment lower than humanity’s defense at a mystery position on planet New Colorado. All she has to do is use them. Will the USA Galactic Federation international Legion and the Butcher of recent Colorado, Colonel Joey R. Czerinski, have the capacity to deter this most modern insidious possibility? The Arthropodan Empire doesn’t imagine so – yet what do the spiders be aware of? They’re already in an uneasy standoff with the feared human pestilence and worry the scorpions’ interference will in basic terms make issues worse, contemplating the Butcher of recent Colorado’s paranoia and penchant for overreacting. And, they couldn’t be extra correct. A perennial foe steps in to lend reduction to the Legion’s reason. Amid the scandal of cross-species intercourse video clips making the rounds at the galactic database, Czerinski reveals himself stepping into progressively more difficulty. The computer virus turns, and his sidekick significant Lopez finally ends up being promoted as his boss. yet, together with his traditional serendipitous screw-ups, Czerinski by some means manages to outlive unscathed ... good, virtually. There’s simply this little challenge of a eco-friendly rash epidemic... All bets are off because the laughs proceed during this 9th installment of the heavily screwy army house saga long gone improper.

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Er rief die Daten über ein Holo ab. »IZ-KVR-44391-Barledo-7«, las er halblaut. »IZ-VLS-23765-Hapanag-23. « »Das sind Geheimbezeichnungen aus der Zeit des Solaren Imperiums«, erläuterte Adams. »Hapanag ist abgeleitet von einem früheren Schiffsnamen der Explorerflotte. Die Angaben sind mehr als vage, denn es ist nicht einmal bekannt, ob die bezeichneten Sterne überhaupt Planeten haben. Das ganze Gebiet ist so gut wie nicht erforscht. « Tifflor rief eine Auflistung der Suchschiffe und ihrer Kommandanten ab.

Tifflor war zumindest nachdenklich geworden. »Das klingt in der Tat plausibel, Doktor«, sagte er schließlich. »Ich werde darüber nachdenken. « Knapp eine halbe Stunde später, als der Erste Terraner noch mit Homer G. Adams diskutierte, meldete sich Kayna Schatten über Interkom in Imperium-Alpha. Sie redete lange und überzeugend auf Tifflor ein und bat ihn eindringlich darum, dass die Flibustier als Unterhändler eingesetzt würden. Tifflor sagte auch ihr nicht zu. »Ich muss erst feststellen, ob die Orbiter überhaupt bereit sind, mit uns zu sprechen«, erwiderte er.

Wortlos sah er auf. « Venn reichte Demmid die Aufzeichnung.

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