The Army Of Light (Kestrel Saga, Book 1) by Stephen A. Fender
By Stephen A. Fender
It began with an assault on a learn station close to the frontier area, the furthest element of the Outer Sphere of Unified area. Then, one after the other, next border platforms started to fall sufferer to the unknown attackers. Months glided by earlier than a person within the Unified Collaboration of structures learned what used to be occurring. by means of then, it was once too late.
The Kafaran had arrived.
The combating among the 2 factions raged on for almost 5 years. thousands perished, and thousands of blameless beings misplaced their homes.
Then, approximately as quick because the warfare had began, the Kafaran’s inexplicably retreated to an unexplored quarter of house. inspite of their as soon as expansive foothold within the Milky approach now mendacity in ruins, it appeared to the as soon as peaceable UCS that victory was once ultimately theirs. Now, it used to be time to rebuild.
With the Galactic conflict now 5 years long ago, former fighter pilot Shawn Kestrel wasn’t approximately as content material in his peacetime lifestyles as he might have been. not just used to be his fledgling shipment company gradually wasting shoppers, his lone interstellar delivery used to be fatally incapacitated, the sufferer of a now all too universal pirate attack.
Without caution, the prudish daughter of his former commanding officer seems to be, informing Shawn that William has mysteriously disappeared—apparently the sufferer of foul play. And, as though issues weren’t tough sufficient, a Unified zone Command provider fast arrives to claim the Unified government’s personal self-guided pursuits into the disappearance.
As Shawn endeavors to place the entire items jointly, something turns into terrifyingly transparent: the Kafaran aren't any longer idle.
With the govt suspiciously urgent down on him from one part, and the gorgeous and enigmatic daughter using him on from the opposite, Shawn Kestrel needs to seek deep inside himself to make your mind up the place his earlier and current loyalties lie prior to the universe once more erupts into all-out war.
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Han gritted his teeth. ” He leveled a finger at the other. ” “It’s certainly an adventure,” Dravis agreed easily, getting to his feet. “Well, it really was nice seeing you again, Solo, but I gotta go. ” Han sighed. ” “Oh, I will. Might even be some who’ll take you up on it. ” Han nodded. It was, really, all he could have expected out of this meeting. “One other thing, Dravis. ” Dravis eyed him thoughtfully. “Well … I guess it’s not really a secret,” he decided. “Mind you, there aren’t any really official numbers.
Thrawn turned his head, those glowing eyes coming to rest on Pellaeon. “It’s the second piece of the puzzle, Captain,” he said softly, holding up the data card. ” Abruptly, he turned to the intercom, jabbed it on. “Bridge, this is Grand Admiral Thrawn. Signal the Death’s Head; inform Captain Harbid we’ll be temporarily leaving the Fleet. He’s to continue making tactical surveys of the local systems and pulling data dumps wherever possible. ” The bridge acknowledged, and Thrawn turned back to Pellaeon.
The lamp didn’t even flicker. Gritting her teeth, she tried again; again, it didn’t work. Still not enough fine control over the Force, obviously, for something as small as a light switch. Untangling herself from the blankets, she tried to make a lunge for it. Across the room, the side door opened to reveal a tall woman in a dressing robe. ” she called softly, brushing her shimmering white hair back from her eyes. ” Leia sighed and gave up. “Come on in, Winter. ” “I haven’t been listening,” Winter said as she glided into the room, sounding almost offended that Leia would even suggest such a thing of her.