By Susan R. Matthews
A promising younger doctor, Andrej Koscuisko has come, with nice reluctance, to check at an army orientation heart adrift in black area. opposed to his will, he'll teach right here to function a "Ship's Inquisitor" -- a vocation that runs counter to his inner most ethical convictions.
During his tenure, Andrej will earn the devotion of his own slave. he'll achieve the grudging admire of the Station management. he'll make a dangerous enemy of his fellow scholar. he'll research a daunting fact approximately himself. And finally, he'll be pressured to sacrifice all that he holds dear...
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There must be others. But friends or foes? If she sees one, how to tell? She’s prepared. The doors are locked, the windows barred. But even such barriers are no guarantee: every hollow space invites invasion. Even when she sleeps, she’s listening, as animals do — for a break in the pattern, for an unknown sound, for a silence opening like a crack in rock. When the small creatures hush their singing, said Adam One, it’s because they’re afraid. You must listen for the sound of their fear. 2 REN YEAR TWENTY-FIVE, THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD Beware of words.
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