By Jeffrey A. Carver
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Antares looked impatient. “Uhhl, can we forget all that for a moment, please? John Bandicut, did he not say that if we don’t go, Ed’s homeworld will be destroyed? ” “Yah. ” Antares nodded and pressed her lips together. “So-o-o . ” Li-Jared muttered and hissed, and stalked around. ” Ik raised his chin slightly, and his deep-set eyes caught the orange glow of the walls. Li-Jared stopped his pacing for a moment and turned to stare at Ik. “Much as I want to go home,” Bandicut said, forcing the words out with some difﬁculty, partly because he had not until this moment made up his own mind, “it looks to me as if we .
Bandicut muttered. “You need time to absorb the information. A ship is being prepared. qxp 8/28/08 11:05 PM Page 34 34 ✶ JEFFREY A. ” Ik boomed as they trooped together up the desert trail. “What ship? ” “Exploratory vessel. The shadow-people are modifying it. ” “The shadow-people I trust. I’d like to know more about this ship, though. Do we have time to think about your, hrrm . . ” Ik asked. “We’ll talk in the morning,” said Jeaves. They approached what looked like a hanging bead curtain, with waves of heat shimmer rippling up its strands.
Jeaves? ” Ik asked. “Not entirely . . software integrat . ” Jeaves’s voice fell silent, and Delilah chimed, ( Jeaves is unavailable at this time. ) Bandicut shook his head. Ik turned to him. ” “Damned if I know,” Bandicut said. “Goddamn computers . . qxp 8/28/08 11:05 PM Page 56 56 ✶ JEFFREY A. CARVER ✶ probably a different operating system on the ship. ” No one answered. Bandicut looked back up at the ceiling. ” (Away from the disintegrating station. ) Bandicut sighed. It really was up to them, apparently.
Sunborn (Chaos Chronicles) by Jeffrey A. Carver