Download e-book for kindle: Courageous (Lost Fleet Series #3)   by Jack Campbell

By Jack Campbell

The misplaced Fleet maintains its perilous trip home.

Badly broken and occasional on provides, the Alliance Fleet is raiding Syndic mines for uncooked materials-and Captain "Black Jack" Geary hopes they could proceed to stay one step sooner than their enemies. however the Syndics are the least of Geary's concerns while he learns of the lifestyles of extraterrestrial beings with the facility to annihilate the human race.

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Geary, hoping he hadn’t too obviously jerked to attention at the announcement, zoomed his display in on the enemy ships. Anything that hadn’t been seen until now had to be pretty small. They were. ” The cruiser was older than him, too, Geary reflected. And here we both are still fighting a war far beyond the time either of us ever planned on. At least I’m in better physical shape than that ancient cruiser probably is. “Five and a half light-hours distant,” Desjani confirmed. “Orbiting between the third and fourth planets.

Black Jack isn’t running this fleet. ” Geary glared at her, unhappy that the subject had been raised again. “Black Jack isn’t running me. I don’t deny he tempts me. It’d be a lot easier to just believe I’m this godlike hero whose every action is justified because the living stars will it and our ancestors bless it. ” “Good. Then you should also know that our losses would have been far more severe under another commander. Do you need to hear me say that? ” He hadn’t realized it, but that was true.

He wouldn’t have to worry about rules or honor. ” Geary sank back as well, closing his eyes. ” “I don’t know. I wish I did. I fear for you. ” Geary’s eyes flew open, and he stared at her, startled by the admission of weakness. Rione was looking away, her face bleak for a moment; then she gathered her composure around her like a warship reinforcing its shields and gazed back at Geary with a cool expression. ” Geary made an exasperated gesture. “Hit another one. We need that stuff. I hate being slowed down in this system, but we can’t enter jump without restocking the auxiliaries.

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