A Show of Force (The Frontiers Saga, Book 13) by Ryk Brown

By Ryk Brown

Episode 13

The liberation outdated worlds…
The addition of recent allies…
the autumn of a regime…
The dying of a depended on friend…

The Aurora starts clearing a 20 mild yr sphere of security round Earth, disposing of Jung forces as they free up the center structures. in spite of the fact that, Captain Scott and the Alliance speedy become aware of that now not each international desires to be liberated, and the Jung have a number of surprises in their own.

"A exhibit of Force" is a 137,000 observe novel, and is the thirteenth episode within the Frontiers Saga.

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He had hoped Fulgrim would keep his confession in confidence, but when Dorn had appeared at his door, he knew he was betrayed. In truth he had little memory of what had occurred after Dorn’s storming accusations of insult to the Emperor… the present had faded and the future had seized his mind with agonising visions of a galaxy locked in a cycle of unending war where the alien, the mutant and the rebel arose to feast on the rotting carcass of the Imperium. This then was the future the Emperor was creating?

A KATABATIC WIND was coming in off the lower bulwarks that night. The palace was so immense, the precipice walls bred their own microclimate. Greasy stars swam in the heat ripple of the palace’s new reactors. The void shields were being tested again. Not a palace. Not the palace anymore, a fortress. Some of those sullen stars were orbital platforms, catching the last backscatter of the sunlight as Terra turned. Dorn put on a fur-edged robe that had been in his possession since his adolescence on Inwit, and went out to walk the parapets of the Dhawalagiri prospect, to dwell upon its beauty one last time.

He was an animal. Yes, I rebuked him. ’ Dorn closed his eyes. ‘The Phoenician told me what Curze had told him: the fits, the seizures that had plagued Curze since his childhood on Nostramo, the visions. Curze said he had seen the galaxy in flames, the Emperor’s legacy overthrown, Astartes turning on Astartes. ’ ‘And he attacked me. He would have killed me, I think. He is insane. That’s why we drove him out, sick of his bloodletting. ’ Malcador nodded, and continued to deal the cards. ‘Rogal, he is what you are truly afraid of, because he is fear incarnate.

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