By L. E. Modesitt Jr.
Alector's selection occurs numerous thousand years ahead of the occasions chronicled within the Legacies Trilogy, on the time while Corus is governed through the Talent-magic of the Duarchy. The Myrmidons of Justice command the skies driving their fearsome pteridons.
As the Alector Colonel of Myrmidons, Dainyl is the fourth optimum score army officer of the Duarchy. Alectors are a race except the conventional population of Corus, from one other international. yet there's a uprising brewing opposed to them.
Captain Mykel is a tender officer in all probability proficient and unaware that, should still he ever detect that expertise, his lifestyles is forfeit. For Mykel isn't really an Alector, and basically Alectors are allowed to exploit expertise.
The uprising spirals uncontrolled, spurred by means of treachery, corruption, and greed -- and aided by means of the re-appearance of the traditional soarers, a delicate humanoid race of flying beings inspiration to became extinct. A bad conflict is brewing, and one, or either one of those males are the one ones who may possibly stand opposed to it.
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I still don't see why we have to go right now. ' Billy started to get angry. 'You want to risk getting picked up just because you're getting your ashes hauled? ' The Siderian hooked his thumbs in his gunbelt. 'If you're so scared of the Ocpol, why don't you just get out on your own? I ain't ready to hold your hand. Anyway, what's so bad about being picked up? It might be rough at first, and I wouldn't go out looking for it, but I've been in wars before. ' The Minstrel Boy slowly shook his head.
They'd never stage an invasion. It'd be against all their principles. A. ' Billy pulled a wry face. ' Olad suddenly had enough of being left out of the discussion. ' The Minstrel Boy turned and faced him. 'We just made up our minds. ' The Siderian nodded. ' He hesitated, looking from Billy to the Minstrel Boy and back again. Finally he took a deep breath. 'Yeah, I guess so. ' Carmen sat up on the bed and took notice. 'So you're going? ' The Minstrel Boy seemed to take control now the decision was made.
It might be rough at first, and I wouldn't go out looking for it, but I've been in wars before. ' The Minstrel Boy slowly shook his head. ' Both Billy and Olad looked at him in surprise. 'What do you know about them? ' The Minstrel Boy glanced at Billy. ' Billy looked bewildered. A. ' 'Son of a bitch! ' Billy shook his head as the information struck home. ' The Minstrel Boy nodded. Billy looked puzzled. ' Billy still looked confused. 'I don't get it. I don't get it at all. ' The Minstrel Boy shrugged.