By Ian Douglas
War is forever
The humans on the earth now not bear in mind how the human race used to be approximately obliterated centuries previous through the terror visited upon them through the cruel Xul. however the famous person Marines, thirty thousand gentle years from domestic, be aware of all too good the horror that also lives.
In the yr 2886, in the course of the intergalactic warfare that has been raging nonstop for almost a decade, the unthinkable has happened. Intelligence has positioned the gargantuan hidden homeworld of humankind's devoted foe, the brutal, unstoppable Xul. The time has come for the brave women and men of the first Marine Interstellar Expeditionary strength to strike the killing blow. yet inaccurate politics on an Earth that now not helps their undertaking may perhaps turn out the Marine's maximum enemy—as they plunge bravely into the maelstrom of clash . . . and into the center of a million-year-old mystery.
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They don’t hurt bystanders or children, Bart. They aren’t bad people. They’re just protecting their business monopoly. “The safest way to handle it would be this: let me erase your memories of what I’ve told you tonight. Then just let the Lhari capture you. They won’t kill you. They’ll just give you a light psych-check. ” Bart turned on him furiously. “You mean, go home like a good little boy, and pretend none of this ever happened? ” Bart’s chin set in the new, hard line. ” “It won’t be easy, and it could be dangerous,” Raynor Three said, “but there’s nothing else to be done.
He broke sharply away from Tommy, saying over his shoulder, “It’s all you can do to help, Tom. Do it—please? ” Tommy reached out and caught his arm. “Okay,” he said reluctantly, “I will. But you be careful,” he added fiercely. “You hear me? ” Bart broke away and ran. He was afraid, if he didn’t, he’d break up again. He closed the cabin door behind him, trying to calm down so that the Mentorian steward, coming to strap him in for deceleration, wouldn’t see how upset he was. He was going to need all his nerve.
Raynor Three made no move to defend himself. “Bart,” he said compassionately, “sit down and listen to me. No, I’m no murderer. ” “Not even that. I tried to save your father, I did everything I could. I’m no murderer, Bart. ” Bart’s fists unclenched and he stared down at Raynor Three, shaking his head in bewilderment and pain. “I knew he was dead! I knew it all along! ” “I liked your father. I admired him. He took a long chance, and it killed him. I could have stopped him, I should have stopped him, but how could I?