Swordhunt (Star Trek, No 95 Rihannsu Book 3) by Diane Duane
By Diane Duane
Ael t'Rllailleiu is a noble yet risky Romulan commander. After stealing The Sword, a sword that symbolises Romulan strength, she leans to the Klingons and the Federation for aid. Kirk is her minder and he understands her and her methods in simple terms too good.
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Four days and fourteen hours to alpha Arietis at warp six," Spock said, "from our present position. " Jim nodded. "See to it, Mr. " "Captain," Spock said, and went out. The door shut behind him. McCoy paused. " Jim put his eyebrows up, trying to look surprised. " "Jim," McCoy said, "this is no time to start trying to play the wide-eyed innocent with me. You should have started years ago, or not bothered at all. " Jim's mouth quirked into half a smile. "But I wouldn't mind knowing," McCoy said, "whether I should start actively preparing myself to meet my Maker.
She'll have received the same message, I as-sume," he said. "At about the same time, yes, sir. " "It's not just a source, Mr. President. " The president nodded slowly. "I had wondered.... " "She has to have known they would come right after her," said the chief of staff. The president nodded. "Unquestionably. " "Combined with the Crown Jewels, the Black Stone, and the Holy Grail," said Mehkan. "The Rom-ulan government will do anything they have to, to get that thing back... " "Such as ours," said the president.
Nothing hap-pened; no jolt of power, no arcane or silent voice shouting agreement down her bones. She expected none, well knowing the difference between a symbol and the powers it stood for. Nonetheless, the answer to her question was plain. She turned away and waved the cabin lights up, then went back to the desk, reached down for the comm control again. " It was young antecenturion Khiy's voice. " She had to smile that so many of her people still called her that, though none of them belonged to the Service any longer, and the Service indeed would be the instrument of all their deaths were they ever caught.