You ask me to make peace with the monsters who did this?
Isn’t antimatter what fuels the U.S.S.
The moon is considered a relatively easy object to land humans on, everything else is much harder by orders of magnitude. It is the reason why we have not been to Mars and will likely never go there successfully with humans.
Noah gave an exaggerated eye roll. “Just out of curiosity, is this the stupidest thing you’ve ever done?
Three men sat around a table. All were muscled and similarly greasy and easily identifiable as scum. As he breached the entrance all three were moving, drawing their own guns in surprise.
Only one got off a shot.
It was killing him, seeing her this way. She was not meant to be uncertain, timid or fearful; the woman he knew exuded confidence so fiercely it might as well be a damn spiritual aura. He needed to fix this.
“It’s time to adjust your perspective. You want to show the politicians on Earth they don’t rule the galaxy? Well, let’s show them.
She returned his salute with a sly smile-a rare enough event that he eyed her suspiciously.
“Admiral Solovy, are you wearing a shit-eating grin because we won here today, or is there something else I should know?
Thing to know about the Reaches….It’s always trying to kill you. Even the empty places between the stars.”
Asher Corsair, Allies and Enemies: Rogues
Anyone who tells you life has greater value when it comes with an expiration date is full of shit. Immortality is worth the fortunes of galaxies.
What emerged from the portal was not the feared armada. Instead, it was a single ship. A familiar ship. I felt a quickening in my atoms.
Clever, dangerous girl. I have been expecting you.