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 Shaman of Karres – Snippet 18

The Shaman of Karres – Snippet 18 Chapter 6 Goth embarked on the sheen clipper Sheridan. It was racing to get its cargo of fresh sheen to Morteen, the provincial capital of the Empire’s southwestern sector. Morteen, when she looked it up was described as...

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 Shaman of Karres – Snippet 17

The Shaman of Karres – Snippet 17 Once they got up to the ridge line the full blast of the night wind nearly froze him again. But at least they were walking downhill now, and Nady was using a small atomic light to show the stark terrain. Suddenly he stopped...

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...