The Shiva Option by David Weber

By David Weber

The "bugs" have overrun planet after planet they usually regard all sentient species as handy protein resources. The Grand Alliance of people has been pushed to the wall. whilst the single attainable results are victory or racial extermination, just one alternative is suitable - The Shiva alternative.

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And there were human worlds that had been under Bug control for three years now-worlds on which there'd been children and adolescents. . No! Once again, Sommers' mind dismissed the thought with a spasm of revulsion. Anyway, there was nightmare enough without it. Murakuma's voice resumed, bringing Sommers back to the present. " The implications were lost on no one. Every pair of eyes was on the holo display, and every mind was following the arrangement of prettily colored lights to its logical conclusion.

The mild enhancement of her blood's oxygen, though nothing like the full rush of flight, did its work, and she turned with renewed calmness and energy to the holo display. The strike wing had been on full alert ever since the scout destroyer's courier drone had emerged from one of Pajzomo's three warp points, shattering the boredom of a routine patrol of vast emptiness lit by the sullen red glare of Pajzomo. But now they were closing to within eleven light-seconds of the hunters who didn't know yet that they were being hunted.

Nonsentient lifeforms didn't build starships, or organize the kind of industrial base that had overwhelmed all initial resistance by sheer numbers, tonnage, and firepower. And yet . . in all those three and a half years there had been no communication of any kind with them. Instead, mind-numbingly immense fleets had advanced in dead silence, indifferent to losses, grinding the defenses of one system after another to powder with a nonfeeling relentlessness even more horrible than Rigelian malevolence.

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