By Keith R. A. DeCandido
Take it aside, determine it out, positioned it again jointly. That's the continued undertaking of the U.S.S. da Vinci, commanded through Captain David Gold and his first officer, Commander Sonya Gomez, overdue of the Starship Enterprise™ and one in all Starfleet's most sensible engineers. They oversee a crack S.C.E. crew composed of experts in such varied fields as tactical structures, alien cultures, pcs, linguistics, and cryptography. jointly they're able to deal with near to all types of high-tech problem conceivable -- and some that no-one can have imagined.
For centuries, the planet Eerlik has had a thriving civilization, thoroughly run, maintained, and administered via an incredible sentient desktop. yet now that laptop is breaking down and the determined population are helpless to fix the wear. in basic terms the workforce of the U.S.S. da Vinci, followed by way of Geordi los angeles Forge, can desire to mend the large machine earlier than the Eerlikkan society collapses solely. Their challenge grows extra harmful, notwithstanding, after they become aware of proof of sabotage -- and study firsthand that adverse forces will do no matter what it takes to forestall Gold and his workforce from saving the imperiled planet!
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A couple in Muglet consisted of the one who gave out the licks and the one who received them. As I never had good sense, after a spell of uncomfort I said, plain and loud, “Because, you know, I don’t know why they should be gods anyways, they don’t act like proper gods, do they? ” Mabus glared at me again, and I ducked my head and clamped my mouth shut. Granda, by way of a change of subject, took a quick deep breath. “Well, we’ll have us a church anyways. ” Mabus snorted and spit at the edge of the hearth.
Beyond the fields rise the hills and mountains that hem in this valley. Sometimes Serija pretends the high peaks are alive—that their shrieking winds are actually whispered promises to conceal her valley from the outside world. She knows the mountains do this simply to keep her happy and safe. “I’m listening, Grandfather,” she says. ” Serija smiles again, which she knows troubles her grandfather. But it’s not safe to do anything but smile. To reassure her grandfather, Serija leans over and hugs him.
The dust’s burning-orange scent jumps through Serija’s mind. Before she can stop herself, Serija remembers holding her own mother’s hand as they walked home from that final political rally in the capital city. Serija had felt so proud at the rally, her 42 Asimov’s face giving to true smiles as her mother stood in front of thousands of people and announced that even the death of her son and husband wouldn’t silence her. “Let the nation feel your anger,” her mother had yelled to the cheering crowds.
Fatal Error (Star Trek: Corp of Engineers, Book 2) by Keith R. A. DeCandido