By L. E. Modesitt Jr.
Alector's selection happens numerous thousand years prior to the occasions chronicled within the Legacies Trilogy, on the time whilst Corus is governed via the Talent-magic of the Duarchy. The Myrmidons of Justice command the skies using their fearsome pteridons.
As the Alector Colonel of Myrmidons, Dainyl is the fourth maximum score army officer of the Duarchy. Alectors are a race except the conventional population of Corus, from one other global. yet there's a uprising brewing opposed to them.
Captain Mykel is a tender officer very likely gifted and unaware that, may still he ever realize that expertise, his lifestyles is forfeit. For Mykel isn't really an Alector, and in basic terms Alectors are allowed to exploit expertise.
The uprising spirals uncontrolled, spurred through treachery, corruption, and greed -- and aided by way of the re-appearance of the traditional soarers, a delicate humanoid race of flying beings notion to became extinct. A bad conflict is brewing, and one, or either one of those males are the single ones who may stand opposed to it.
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Ozzie looked back at the worldlet. They were deﬁnitely drifting away from it at a slow but steady rate. “There are other objects inside the gas halo. Remember what Bradley Johansson told me? He wound up on some sort of tree reef that lives in orbit here. And they categorically have paths away. ” Orion moaned. “I don’t know,” Ozzie said patiently. ” He held his hand out. “There’s a breeze here. ” He realized the raft had twisted so that the worldlet was slipping below the decking. “I really hate this,” Orion said.
They left the waterfall’s cloak of mist behind, emerging out into direct sunlight. Bright blue sky materialized around them, its warmth sinking into his skin. The noise of the waterfall had become a background growling. It didn’t threaten anymore. Tochee stopped ﬂapping, and pulled its sinuous ﬂesh back down into the usual ridges along its ﬂanks. Ozzie felt a slow tremor run the length of his friend’s big body. When he looked down between his legs, he could see they were drifting in toward the raft.
It doesn’t look like it. I’m receiving the reports directly from navy intelligence as soon as they’re ﬁled in their database. ” “It’s a remote possibility. Legally, they have to put everything on ﬁle, and therefore Senate Security has complete access as we are higher up the security service food chain. However, you and I both know that the navy is compromised. ” “Not really. The Guardians seem to be as thorough with their tradecraft in their own homes as they are everywhere else. The only report I really value is Kazimir’s ﬁnancial record.
Alector's Choice (Corean Chronicles, Book 4) by L. E. Modesitt Jr.