By David Weber
Younger Cayleb Ahrmahk has entire issues few humans may well even dream of. now not but even thirty years outdated, he's received the main crushing naval victories in human heritage. He's smashed a antagonistic alliance of at least 5 princedoms and gained the hand of the attractive younger Queen Sharleyan of Chisholm. Cayleb and Sharleyan have created the Charisian Empire, the best naval strength within the heritage of Safehold, and they've grew to become Charis right into a position of safe haven for all who treasure freedom.
Their good fortune could turn out short-lived. The Church of God expecting, which controls so much of Safehold, has decreed their destruction. mom Church's whole goal is to avoid the very issues to which Charis is devoted. because the first try and weigh down the heretics failed, the Church has no selection yet to undertake a few of the hated Charisian suggestions for themselves. quickly a effective fleet will sail opposed to Cayleb, destroying every thing in its path.
But there are nonetheless issues approximately which the Church understands not anything, together with Cayleb and Sharleyan's adviser, good friend, and father or mother- the mystic warrior-monk named Merlin Athrawes. Merlin understands all approximately battles opposed to most unlikely odds, simply because he's actually the cybernetic avatar of a tender girl named Nimue Alban, who died one thousand years sooner than. As Nimue, Merlin observed the total Terran Federation cross down in fireplace and slaughter by the hands of a foe it will possibly no longer defeat. He understands that Safehold is the final human planet in lifestyles, and that the stasis the Church used to be created to implement could be the human race's loss of life sentence whether it is allowed to stand.
The juggernaut is rumbling down on Charis, yet Merlin Athrawes and a handful of amazing humans stand in its direction. The Church is ready to find simply how powerful the ability of human freedom actually is, in David Weber's A robust Fortress.
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Nick’s head popped up between the hangers and sweats, looking disoriented and embarrassed. Peter let loose a howl of laughter. ” Nick frowned. “Oh, yeah?
Peter shook his head. “Why they’d, they’d—” Nick stopped. Peter was trying so hard not to laugh, trying so hard to look serious, concerned, and sincere. Nick couldn’t help but grin and that was a mistake, because when he did, a bellyful of laughter escaped from between Peter’s lips. “Ah, man. ” Nick cried, wiping his face, but by then they were both laughing, big belly laughs. And it was the moment Nick realized that he was having fun. That he was happy, and it’d been a long time since he had been happy.
Propped against the station stairs was Bennie, one of Marko’s boys, one of about a dozen kids that ran his junk for him. A chill slid up Nick’s spine. Does Bennie know what’s up? Bennie had his cell phone pressed up against his ear. Of course he knows. A car horn blew, reminding Nick he was in the street. He spun and leaped back to the curb. He ducked his head down and kept going, heading back toward the park. Don’t run, he told himself. He didn’t see you. Just keep walking. Keep cool. He ventured a glance back as he entered the trees.
A Mighty Fortress (Safehold, Book 4) by David Weber