By Jack Campbell
Captain John "Black Jack" Geary woke from a century of survival hibernation to take command of the Alliance fleet within the ultimate throes of its lengthy and sour clash opposed to the Syndicate Worlds. Now Fleet Admiral Geary's victory has earned him the adoration of the folks and enmity of politicians confident dwelling hero could be a very harmful thing.
Geary is charged with command of the newly christened First Fleet. Its first project: to probe deep into the territory of the mysterious alien race. Geary understands that individuals of the army excessive command and the govt worry his staging a coup, so he can't support yet ponder whether the fleet is being intentionally despatched to the some distance aspect of area on a suicide challenge.
Read Online or Download Dreadnaught (Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, Book 1) (UK Edition) PDF
Similar science fiction books
With out foodstuff, provides, or a fashion domestic, Colonel Everett younger reveals himself in control of a undertaking that has long gone unsuitable earlier than it has even started. Stranded and by myself at the some distance part of the universe, the mismatched group of scientists, technicians, and armed forces body of workers have just one target: staying alive.
John C. Wright burst onto the SF scene with the Golden Age trilogy. His subsequent undertaking was once the formidable fable series, The final Guardians of Everness.
Wright’s new delusion is a story approximately 5 orphans raised in a strict British boarding tuition who start to observe that they won't be people. the scholars on the college don't age, whereas the realm round them does.
The little ones start to make sinister discoveries approximately themselves. Amelia is outwardly a fourth-dimensional being; Victor is a man-made guy who can keep an eye on the molecular association of topic round him; self-importance can locate mystery passageways via reliable partitions the place none had formerly been; Colin is a psychic; Quentin is a warlock. every one strength comes from a distinct paradigm or view of the inexplicable universe: and so they shouldn't be capable of co-exist less than a similar legislation of nature. Why is it that they can?
The orphans were abducted from their precise mom and dad, robbed in their powers, and raised in lack of awareness by way of super-beings not more human than they're: pagan gods or fairy-queens, Cyclopes, sea-monsters, witches, or issues even stranger than this. the kids needs to scan with, and discover ways to keep an eye on, their unusual talents so one can break out their captors.
Rascar, duc d'Hammerfell, vient d'épouser Erminie, sa jeune pupille. Ils viennent d'avoir deux fils jumeaux, Conn et Alastair. L'avenir va-t-il leur sourire ? Non, vehicle les Hammerfell et les Storn, depuis cinq générations, se livrent une vendetta sans merci dont nul ne saurait plus dire los angeles reason.
The Handlers, a race of centipede like extraterrestrial beings, wish not anything below to rid the universe of all clever existence. The lifespan of every Handler is longer than so much suns and there are numerous trillions of them residing in Dyson Spheres scattered during the galaxy.
The Arwen, lead through Captain Marjorie cook dinner, stumbles upon one whereas looking for a manner domestic after you have misplaced in deep in area. She has to sacrifice every little thing to avoid them from discovering Earth.
The Arwen e-book : occur future, is the second one booklet within the Arwen sequence which began with publication one: Defender. it's a stand by myself tale and analyzing Defender isn't really essential to comprehend the area or the characters.
- Hollow World
- Agents of the Internet Apocalypse (Internet Apocalypse, Book 2)
- Darkover: First Contact (Darkover Omnibus, Book 6)
- Redemption of Light (Powers of Light, Book 3)
- Rogue Moon
Additional info for Dreadnaught (Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, Book 1) (UK Edition)
A pause, and then Searles said, “That’s not good enough. ” “And hold up a sign that says ‘I’m a Runner, Security free for all in the hot tub at ten, tag and bag at midnight’? ” She pulled the pillow over her head and silently wondered if Searles had ever tried to hire a Runner before or if he was doing this for the glamour and excitement. “You worry about your open expense accounts, I’ll worry about Security. ” “That can wait for the moment. You shouldn’t have gone back to North; you’ve picked up a tail.
Better haul out 2BorNot2B. ” Wally glared at the Aivatar indignantly, then clapped his hands. The green pyramid of Xyl’s nanobot interface appeared in his hands. He opened one side of it, reached inside and brought out a human skull – the virus’ icon. ” Xyl snorted and freed one hand from the Scrambler, held it out. The construct put it into her hand. “Get thee to a punnery,” Xyl said over her shoulder to the construct. 54 “Aw, I never get to have any fun,” Wally almostwhined. Xyl heard the double beep as the construct once more retreated to the confines of the WorkMate system.
Maybe he doesn’t want any witnesses. ” “Or he doesn’t want any loose ends afterward. ’” Xyl chuckled as the small green construct growled and somersaulted in annoyance. ” The little construct went through several of it’s programmed martial arts moves; poses meant more for show than actual fighting, meant to indicate the bot’s quasi-emotional state of agitation. Xyl looked up at the smooth white of the ceiling and didn’t answer for a long moment. ” “It’s your funeral, boss. ” Wally hopped and somersaulted again in annoyance.