The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 14

The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 14 9: GALT News of the victory at the Prometheus gate reached Rachel on Galt eight days after the battle.  Interplanetary communication was, she thought and not for the first time, a throwback to pre-industrial humanity on old...

The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 13

The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 13 8: PROMETHEUS DiCaria said, “There they are, sir.” The Landry warship showed as a blip on a datascreen of the Skyhawk.  Technically, of course, it was not a warship since it belonged to a corporation fleet and,...

The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 12

The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 12 Philip smiled.  He wanted to kiss her eyelids.  He wanted to rip off her scrubs and then everything else.  He wanted to ignore the careful protocol that had kept them from so much as touching hands during all his...

The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 10

The Eleventh Gate – Snippet 10 7: GALT Philip had been on Galt before, but not like this. On his first two trips, he’d been a student, once working his way caring for life-support algae on a creaky and antiquated cargo ship, once as an intern with a summer...