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Ascendance (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) by David R. George III

By David R. George III

At the unique Deep house 9, Captain Kira Nerys watches because the within reach wormhole opens and discharges a unmarried, bladelike vessel. makes an attempt to touch its group fail, and the send is quickly by way of one other vessel of comparable layout. whilst an armada in this case starts off to emerge from the wormhole, it kind of feels transparent that DS9 is lower than assault. Kira orders her first officer, Commander Elias Vaughn, to board the U.S.S. Defiant and protect the station, and signals Starfleet to ship extra forces as her group prepares DS9’s shields and weaponry for the onslaught to come.

Meanwhile, at the lead send, Iliana Ghemor considers launching an assault on DS9 and at last finishing the lifetime of Kira, the fountainhead of all of the ills in her depressing lifestyles. Her vengeance calls for greater than mere demise, though—it calls for ache. Ghemor refocuses, making a choice on to stick to her plan to mete out her revenge at the captain by way of first decimating the inhabitants of Bajor… - See extra at: - See extra at:

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Meals are at seven in the evening and five-thirty in the morning. " He lingered at the doorway, shuffling his huge, bucket feet. "Thank ye, Jake," Tohm said, reclining wearily on the bunk. Still Jake did not move. He wiped his left foot back and forth through the thin coat of dust that covered the floor plates. " Tohm asked at length. " "Ye see, I know what kinda conkeebine they's going to pick, them others. She's going to be tiny and delicate舒awful pretty, mind ye舒but awful tiny and terrible awful delicate.

There were few clouds, and those were the fluffy yellow-white mists at high elevation, chunks of diluted whipped cream that had gone sour. The blue sky was much like that of his home world, as constant in its shade as a dyed cloth, marred in its bland perfection only by the sun as it yawned to begin its day, tinting the blue with amber. Scrub grass tangled across the earth, a brown and shaggy carpet. It abruptly choked off the road at its precious entry point to the once-city. Now there was grass舒undisturbed.

Scrub grass tangled across the earth, a brown and shaggy carpet. It abruptly choked off the road at its precious entry point to the once-city. Now there was grass舒undisturbed. Tohm stood, looked about. He walked to the bluffs that overlooked the sea, choosing not to fly, in this hour of unexplainable defeat, like a giddy bird. He had lived next to the sea all of his life and looked to it as a living thing, not merely a dead, soulless pond. One spoke to the sea, and the sea spoke back. Not in precise syllables, mind you, not in grammatic clarity, but it spoke just the same.

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