A Desert Called Peace (Baen Science Fiction) by Tom Kratman

By Tom Kratman

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4.  Tom Kratman is co-author, with John Ringo, of Watch at the Rhine and Yellow Eyes, novels within the New York Times best-selling Posleen struggle series.

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Five hundred years from now, humankind has came upon a hyperlink to a remarkably Earth-like planet and settled there, dividing –as people will -- into dozens of realms.  The Federated States of Columbia has consolidated energy and risen opposed to the oppression of Earth's corrupt Caliphate. but if Salafi madmen bent on a brand new jihad kill FSC Captain Patrick Hennessey's kin in a cowardly assault, they bring about an enemy that would express even much less mercy than they do.

 

            A mythical warrior is born:  Carrera, the scourge of Salafism. he'll forge a military from the decrepit continues to be of an army in a failing kingdom.  He will locate those that killed his family members. he'll break them totally. And he'll attempt like hell not to develop into precisely just like the enemy he's battling.  

 

            simply while he's accomplished will there be peace: the peace of an empty wind because it blows throughout a desolate tract strewn with the bones of Carrera's enemies.

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He also goes to a secret meeting-place. There he meets another human - a woman with whom he is in love. But you met only books. ” I did not know what he was talking about. I could not answer. He changed his tack then, saying sharply: “You’re just a fool, Noland, nothing more harmful than that. You should never have become mixed up with the Travellers. Also, I have a report from a doctor who says you suffer from a form of hallucination. ” Since I could not tell whether he wanted me to say yes or no, I replied that I supposed so.

He’s one of us - what’s how long he’s been with us to do with the question? ” “Don’t give us that old nonsense, Jess,” Haagman said harshly, “You know we’re rats. And you know he’s not a Traveller yet. ” But Nan’s voice came to me out of the darkness. ” “Huh, who isn’t? The kid’s dying! ” Garry said. Jess’s voice came again, sharp and decisive. “Haagman, and you, Garry, get Knowle up between you and let’s get moving. ” When the decision was made, they did not argue. I felt their hands fumble for purchase along my rough suit - and then the lights came on!

It was windowless and had only one low door. Directly I saw it, my heart began to hammer. The very look of the building told me it was there for no fair reason. Every line proclaimed that it existed for a bad purpose. **** CHAPTER FIVE THE irrational terror that sprang on me as we approached the sinister building must have snapped me into another of my unfortunate hallucinations. If so, I am unable to remember the details of it; that was the worst. When I remembered hallucinations, sometimes so clearly that they thenceforth became almost part of my life, it could be painful enough; but when I forgot them, and could recall no detail of them, they seemed to lie undigested in my mind, cold and dreadful.

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