A vast and hostile force is attacking prosperous trade centres, destroying their space fleets then moving on, leaving death and chaos in their wake. Admiral Ky Vatta's family was decimated by one such attack and Turek, the pirate force's leader, will not escape her vengeance. Ky has a loyal taskforce, but the enemy have three times the ships and the firepower to match. She must offset these advantages with her knowledge of military strategy and her ace: superior ansible technology, facilitating fast and accurate in-space intelligence. The alternative to victory is unthinkable - devastation of interplanetary trading networks on a galaxy-wide scale - and the end of a way of life.The sirens stopped while he was in the crank; he came out to the mutter of low voices, the rustle of clothing and shuffle of feet on the decks. aPhittanji! ... he said for this service to the Faithful, I would be paid a little for my trouble and the risk I was takingaa aBut you ... but this ... Lozar, these things ... One here, one blessing ... er ... one on the casing for each control nexus, one on the bridge ...a aBurn it out , aanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2010-12-02|