By Mike Shepherd
You can't continue an outstanding girl down-Kris Longknife returns.
once more Kris unearths herself stuck within the crosshairs of unknown enemies who wish her useless. Factions, either valid and underground, vie for keep watch over of the planet New Eden. And somebody is making the most of the chaos to unharness a private vendetta opposed to Kris.
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The door was shut. There came a rap from outside. "That will be the luggage, nadi," Tano said, and took a look outside to be absolutely sure before he opened the door. Bren pocketed the message. Write you a letter later. Hell and double hell. He didn't think Toby had anything pleasant to say in his next message. Toby never had made the obvious complaint to him: Give me some help, get home, brother, do something to reason with the government—it's not fair what you're doing to us. It's not fair what you're doing to Mother.
Exactly what Mospheira's government had thought it was sending into the field when it sent one Bren Cameron. But paidhiin had a tendency to mutate on duty. It remained to be seen what the job would do to Jase, but the ship wouldn't get back the bright-eyed and curious young man it had sent down to the world, if that man had ever really existed. He hadn't seen that side of Jase, the Jase that had existed in the voice transmissions from the ship, not since the capsule had landed; and he was, he admitted it, disappointed in the transaction.
Bren felt constrained to ask, now that reason was with them both. "Is there something I can imminently do something about? Or answer? " Jase had been locked in this apartment for six months trying to learn the language, and there'd been moments of frustration at which the monolingual staff, without the experience Jase was going through, could only stare in confusion. There were moments lately when not only the right word wouldn't come, no word would come, in any language. There were moments when, helpless as an infant's brain, the adult mind lost all organization of images and association of words simultaneously, and the mental process became less than three years of age.