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Hostage: A Terran Empire story
The crash must've been more realistic than he'd planned, Ranger Esteban Tarlac thought groggily as he regained consciousness. His head hurt where something had hit it, and his body ached in a pattern that matched the crash webbing's. But at least one thing was going according to plan: he'd obviously been captured by the rebels, since he was hanging by his wrists with his arms stretched painfully apartand only the rebels, on this world, would be willing to risk treating a Ranger with such hostility. He blinked a couple of times, then got his feet under him and straightened, taking the weight off his arms. A look around satisfied him that he was indeed a prisoner of the rebelsand on display in the middle of their base. That detail hadn't been part of his plan, but shouldn't affect it adversely. Even from here, the base looked like the large recreation area it supposedly was; if Tarlac hadn't been familiar with sensor data that showed it was actually close to the equivalent of a planetary defense base, as far as equipment wentpersonnel were a different matterhe would have thought himself at the main campfire site of a particularly prosperous commercial camping area. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25742
Author: Wilson, Ann
Release Date: Jun 9, 2008
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